Hosting and Service Provider

Providing a Sophisticated, Self-Managed Public Cloud

January 24th, 2012 / Aanya Ali

There are hundreds of public clouds out there, with more coming every day. Most of them are not truly clouds, just a hosted service with “cloud” stamped on the website and no real changes to the offering. And the offerings that do have self-service are often klunky or ugly or both. Just because the user […]

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A week of VMworld news- As I see it.

September 2nd, 2011 / Aanya Ali

Well VMworld is over for another year.  The much anticipated event for many high tech fans means networking, new technology and of course parties.   That said, we saw some interesting news come from VMworld this week and here’s a short recap and my thoughts. 1) Microsoft announces they offer a private cloud that is 4 […]

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Citrix acquires Cloud.com, while VMware rolls out vSphere 5

July 12th, 2011 / Aanya Ali

It’s been a busy week in the world of clouds.  Following on the heels of our the newest Abiquo release ( v1.8), VMware rolls out the newest version of vSphere or Cloud Infrastructure as they are calling it, and Citrix makes a play to be a real cloud player by acquiring Cloud.com.   It’s interesting to […]

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Abiquo Launches Cloud Accelerator Program with MSPExcellence

March 10th, 2011 / Aanya Ali

A few weeks ago we launched the Cloud Accelerator Program with MSPExcellence to educate MSPs and Hosting Providers on how to successfully provide Cloud Services and offer a go-to-market solution for their offerings.   The Cloud Accelerator Program kicks off with a series of educational “Manage the Cloud for Success” webinars to introduce interested MSP […]

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Should Managed Service Providers repurpose their internal software or partner with a purpose-built cloud management solution?

March 1st, 2011 / Aanya Ali

The biggest hype in 2010 was all about Cloud computing, leading some Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to capitalize on this by repackaging their current toolsets as cloud offerings. However, some analysts are already starting to see problems ahead for both these solutions and the companies using them. The issue is that Cloud computing is as […]

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Global Hosting Providers Select Abiquo for Enterprise Cloud Management

December 14th, 2010 / Aanya Ali

A number of hosting providers around the world, including Blackmesh, Bluefire, i2k2 Networks and Vivavo, have selected Abiquo’s Enterprise Edition as their Platform of choice for Enterprise Cloud Management. Each of them are now true customers, paying fees under a full enterprise license agreement, another show of Abiquo’s increasing lead in the market. Our  platform […]

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Cloud Management Guide Features Abiquo

November 18th, 2010 / Aanya Ali

Great new Cloud Management Guide written by Carlos Escapa, ex-VMware Director and Managing Director, Qumotech. Provides an in-depth overview of the cloud management market and compares top cloud management software providers including Abiquo. A Must Read Cloud paper.

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Abiquo Gains Market Traction, Wins BlueFire

October 27th, 2010 / Aanya Ali

Abiquo Enterprise Edition is gaining significant market traction, particularly among enterprises and hosting providers.  A recent example is BlueFire, a leading managed and cloud IT provider and Dimension Data Group company, which selected Abiquo because of its unique combination of advanced functionality and usability. BlueFire and Abiquo have entered into a development and innovation partnership, integrating the […]

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Abiquo for the Internet Service Provider

October 31st, 2008 / Aanya Ali

This presentation aims to explain abiquo in a way that is focused for Internet Services Providers. abiCloud in 10 slides View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: source open) Abiquo is a set of tools that will help companies use their IT resources in a much more efficient, scalable and flexible way. And, what’s more important […]

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