Tip Tuesday

How you can manage templates in Abiquo using Packer

November 14th, 2017 / Ian Finlay

 By Marc Cirauqui, Support Engineer @ Abiquo One of the questions we most frequently get from customers is regarding the management of the templates catalogue. In Abiquo, every enterprise has its own appliance library where templates are stored and can be added to the library in many different ways. Templates consist of a default VM […]

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How to easily automate provisioning to any cloud using Vagrant and Abiquo

October 9th, 2017 / Marc Cirauqui

 By Marc Cirauqui, Support Engineer @ Abiquo For those of you who don’t know about Vagrant, it is an open-source software product for building and maintaining portable virtual software development environments and, so, helping you to move forward in adopting a devops culture, making possible for a developer to bring up more similar environments to […]

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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 / Xavi 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 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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Tip Tuesday: how to manage your public clouds

March 4th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

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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Tip Tuesday: How to use Abiquo Events to increase revenue

February 4th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

 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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Tip Tuesday: Delivering business visibility with Abiquo Reports

January 28th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

 Abiquo’s award-winning user interface provides a simple, intuitive interface for both end users and systems administrators to manage virtualized cloud environments. However when you need to deliver business information to the people who need it, Abiquo Reports can be an ideal platform. The recent release of Abiquo Reports contains a number of new reports that […]

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Tip Tuesday: Accounting and billing customizations for all!

January 14th, 2014 / Ian Finlay

Abiquo supports two basic charging models for cloud resources:
Allocation – where customers are allocated a pool of cloud resources (vCPU,vRAM,storage etc.) and are charged for those resources regardless of whether they are consumed or not.
Consumption – where customers are charged for the resources they have actually consumed, typically on an hourly basis.
Read more about how your business can effectively utilise Abiquo’s billing and accounting services.

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Tip Tuesday: Say hello to Abiquo IPV6!

December 17th, 2013 / Ian Finlay

Abiquo has rolled out support for IPv6 and it is possible to easily create Abiquo private, public, external and unmanaged IPv6 networks using only the Abiquo API. Once created, the networks will appear to end users in the Abiquo user interface. Abiquo have made using IPV6 simple for customers, who will be able to use the networks exactly as the IPv4 networks are used. i.e. addresses will appear and be selected through the user interface.

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