Many business are seeking a simple way to enable their workgroups to be more independent from the IT department while retaining corporate governance and IT control. Abiquo’s new features enable the deployment of complex application templates across different infrastructures, without requiring users to adapt the configuration each time. Once deployed, Abiquo users can set up monitoring, alarms and alerts no matter what the physical platform.
Abiquo adds great new features including 2FA, OVA upload, additional monitoring options and more!
Three considerations when adopting a successful cloud solution It’s all too easy for a business to jump on the cloud ‘bandwagon’, run ahead and start building a solution because it feels like the right thing to do, or because it’s what competitors have done and...
As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) you’ve probably just accepted that your customers will use services from the large public clouds alongside your own. But is there a way for you to actually get closer to your customers whilst they diversify their infrastructure? How can you encourage them to consume as much of your resources as possible, while still providing the freedom they demand?
Did you know that 77% of companies rely on the cloud for at least an application or a section of their cloud computing infrastructure? Did you also know that companies are increasingly putting money in the cloud? This is according to a Forbes article citing insights...
Get your cloud resources running in less time than ever before! Cloud expert Abiquo today announced its hybrid cloud management platform is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Abiquo will enable simplified deployment and management of compute, storage and...
Just a quick post to say we're going to be at the Enterprise Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Conference at the Russell Hotel in London next Wednesday 18th March. If you'd like to attend, you can register at: http://www.whitehallmedia.co.uk/eccv/ Hope to see you...
Easynet has enlisted the help of hybrid cloud software provider Abiquo to form the foundation of its global cloud strategy: ‘hybrid by design’. The deployment spans seven nodes across five key regions; UK, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
Shadow IT presents significant threats to enterprise information security and availability that can impact your customers, and in turn affect your revenue. In some cases, customers may leave if you have a sustained outage or loss of client data. Similarly, if end-users who’ve deployed their own cloud apps leave, taking passwords with them, the enterprise can become locked out of their account. If this were to happen, the loss of client data, or more importantly the loss of enterprise data presents a real risk to both reputation and security.
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!
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.
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...
Abiquo and CloudSigma Partner to Deliver Flexible Cloud Management through the anyCloud Hybrid Cloud Platform
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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...