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Abiquo helps Admins use safe templates with Service Catalogues for Public Cloud

July 23rd, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Public cloud services often come with a huge library of templates for virtual machines, but using these can be risky. With the Abiquo 3.0 Appliance Library, cloud administrators can take control over the virtual machine templates available to their users, ensuring that they only deploy templates that have been tested and approved.

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Abiquo 2.6.7 helps cloud admins tune Nexenta storage for best performance

July 21st, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Abiquo 2.6.7, released in July 2014, lets cloud administrators set default block sizes for volumes created on Nexenta storage, helping them to tune the storage performance to match the services they’re offering customers.

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Service Providers Under Attack From Amazon Look To Abiquo For Help

July 1st, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Managed Service Providers and hosting companies worried about customers moving to Amazon can now offer True Hybrid Cloud services with Abiquo’s new Provider Edition Cloud Management Platform.

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The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack – the Abiquo view

June 4th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Starting in April 2014, Randy Bias wrote an interesting series of blog posts entitled “The 6 Requirements of Enterprise-grade OpenStack” in which he made some interesting points about what Enterprises need from a cloud management platform. But if you need to deliver an Enterprise hybrid cloud solution today, maybe there’s another way!

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Abiquo dynamic inventory plugin for Ansible

May 14th, 2014 / Daniel Beneyto

 You might have heard about Ansible recently, but if you haven’t, we recommend that you have a look at the Ansible official website. To summarize using Ansible’s own description: “Ansible is a radically simple IT orchestration engine that automates configuration management, application deployment, and many other IT needs” Abiquo has a native Chef integration (Chef […]

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Abiquo and DigitalOcean team up to deliver true enterprise-grade hybrid cloud features through Apache jclouds community

April 9th, 2014 / Aanya Ali

Abiquo, creators of hybrid cloud orchestration platform Abiquo anyCloud, are proud to announce support for the new generation of cloud services through integration with DigitalOcean. This adds to the enterprise-grade management and control over public cloud environments from Google Compute Engine, HP Cloud, Amazon EC2 and Rackspace with one consistent interface.

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Tip Tuesday: how to manage your public clouds

March 4th, 2014 / Aanya Ali

Abiquo anyCloud allows public cloud users to integrate and manage public cloud services Amazon EC2 and Rackspace from a single console.

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Playing around with libvirt and Open VirtualSwitch

March 4th, 2014 / Marc Cirauqui

 Some time ago, we had a couple of inquiries about support for running KVM hypervisors with Open vSwitch (OVS). Older versions of OVS included the brcompat module, which made OVS work with regular Linux bridges instead of its own virtual switches. This meant Abiquo would behave as if it were using regular bridges. However, with […]

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Developing tools with the Abiquo API: noVNC token generator

February 24th, 2014 / Sergio Pena

 Most of the examples we have provided of how to interact with the Abiquo API are written in Python, so now it’s time to put some rubies in our blog. We will show you how to use Ruby to interact with Abiquo APIs. First we will consume events by connecting to the Outbound API, but […]

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Tip Tuesday: How to use Abiquo Events to increase revenue

February 4th, 2014 / Aanya Ali

 In our latest release, Abiquo has introduced an Outbound Event Stream API. This lets you use events that are recorded in your Abiquo powered cloud platform for various purposes. While it’s easy to see how these events can be used for monitoring and alerts, they can also be used to increase revenue from your platform. […]

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