Aiming for something a bit care-free but nonetheless professional. May change product name at a later date, but for now I think I like a fresh and appealing look that plays on the target use case.
Tried to find examples of an abstract monkey merged with some relevant symbol, but came up reasonably empty. In the image list below, one monkey has a tail wrapped in a circle. Given the target application is management of cloud services, perhaps the tail could wrap a globe, or trace the simple outline of a cloud, or something like that.
Ideally the final glyph would resize well to a box-sized outline for use in the top-left header of the web site (with text cropped away, perhaps), and some larger version for use on the landing page.
Will almost certainly order more work from the winning designer to document the setup process in a reasonably similar style.
I felt warm towards:
Although some of these are too cartooney, too detailed, or or abstract