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Abiquo Shortlisted for 2014-15 Cloud Awards Program

December 17th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Cloud Management specialist Abiquo, has been shortlisted in the 2014-2015 Cloud Awards Program in the category, Best Cloud Automation. The competition was fierce, so for Abiquo to be shortlisted in the Best Cloud Automation category of the 2014-15 Cloud Awards programme is a special honour for us!

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How SMBs can migrate to the cloud – securely

November 26th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

According to a recent Computing survey , 64% of SMBs cited data security as the biggest concern when using and migrating to cloud technologies. This is hardly surprising given the lack of visibility that the cloud presents and that many SMBs have a skills deficit when it comes to the cloud. However, with the promise of reduced costs, increased efficiency and greater agility, businesses need to find a way to alleviate their concerns and take the leap of faith into a cloud architecture.

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Wizards, tutorials and analytics – do more with your cloud

November 20th, 2014 / Xavier Fernandez

 Cloud isn’t just about technology Offering a cloud service is not only about deploying VM instances, managing templates or delivering DevOps agility to your organisation. When you decide to productise and customise your cloud service, you need to think about other collateral actions that will directly contribute to the success of your cloud project. Features such […]

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Abiquo and CloudSigma Partner to Deliver Flexible Cloud Management through the anyCloud Hybrid Cloud Platform

August 6th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Abiquo and CloudSigma Integration Grants Users Seamless Cross-Cloud Management, Security and Accessibility from Abiquo anyCloud. With anyCloud, public cloud users can now manage their CloudSigma deployments, as well as other next generation cloud platforms, all from one portal.

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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 / Ian Finlay

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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