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Abiquo and the Cloud Growth in Asia APAC

It is not a secret that Multi Cloud and Hybrid Cloud are being massively adopted by most companies these days all over the world. Specifically, according to 451 Research survey, multi-cloud has become the norm for most enterprises across Asia Pacific. More than 90% of...

Welcome to the Cloud Era part 2

Since humans have been here on Earth, disruptive innovation has helped evolution. Fire, the wheel, the steam engine… Each period has had a disruptive invention that has helped humanity to change. Let’s illustrate that with an example. Humans used candles at home and...

Cloud migration may not save you money

Cost control is one of the new key processes in hybrid cloud environments that needs to be implemented – as we did in the past with capacity planning or other traditional processes in the datacenter.But if you are looking for a “saving money” scenario by simply...

Cloud Management Platforms have come of age

Article published by The Mirror Review on 11th February 2019 For the last 5 years some companies have attempted to build their own cloud solutions, finding it very hard to develop cloud management platforms in-house due to all complexity that comes along with it –...

What is DevOps?

There are many great articles on the internet describing DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Agile Infrastructure and so on, and if you’re looking for a great hybrid cloud management platform you’re almost certainly aware of what these are and the...

Success at Apache: Scratch Your Own Itch

Ignasi Barrera, Senior Cloud EngineerThis article is featured in JAX Magazine special issue on Open Source Recently I was at an industry conference and was happy to see many people stopping by the Apache booth. I was pleased that they were familiar with the Apache...

7 Reasons Why Innovative Companies Use Cloud Management

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...

Bring Shadow IT into the Light

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.

How SMBs can migrate to the cloud – securely

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.