Decouples management from the underlying infrastructure so cloud machine instances, storage instances, security, network and governance can be managed through a single dashboard.
Allows the infrastructure and the applications to request more resources when needed and de-provision them automatically when not needed.
Creation and enforcement of policies that limit what users and applications can do in the public cloud.
Automate provisioning, user management, security management and API management. Artificial intelligence and machine learning play important roles in automating tasks.