NetApp Cloud Manager is the management and automation platform use for deploying and operating NetApp’s Cloud Data Services including:
Cloud Manager eases the day-to-day requirements of operating your cloud storage environment; including configuring, provisioning, and monitoring each of your active NetApp Cloud Data Services, as well as their virtual and hardware storage nodes. It offers a point-and-click installation that automatically selects and assigns native cloud resources. When installing Cloud Manager, you can provide your IAM profile. When deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP, Cloud Manager will use your Azure credentials to select the virtual machine and the Azure storage necessary to run the instance of your choice.
The Cloud Manager platform is free of charge. The pricing of the services you can deploy with Cloud Manager are listed under Plans & Pricing. Please note that the resources consumed by Cloud Manager and NetApp Cloud Data Services such as Virtual Machines, Virtual Disks and blob storage are not included in the license pricing.