sungard_logo1-small SunGard Availability Services Launches SunGard Online

On-demand Cloud Computing Platform Puts Affordable, Flexible Infrastructure On Tap For Businesses Dublin, Ireland: 20 November, 2012 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announced the introduction of SunGard Online: An on-demand computing platform, providing Public Cloud service-level flexibility backed by SunGard’s over 30 years of experience in [...]

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regnow Citrix Cloud Technologies webinar series REGISTER NOW

As the world transitions to the cloud era, the convergence of private, enterprise clouds and public cloud services offers exciting new possibilities to enterprise IT teams and businesses.During this webinar series, ShapeBlue will discuss the benefits that Citrix cloud solutions offer, from building & delivering clouds through to cloud services that offer organisations the elasticity [...]

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apache_feather Apache CloudStack 4.0 – a first review

  Giles Sirett, Managing Consultant of ShapeBlue, the cloud specialists, takes a first look at Apache CloudStack 4.0. The Apache software foundation yesterday announced their first release of the CloudStack Cloud Management platform. This is the first release from the Apache community since Citrix’s donation of the technology to them in April of this year. [...]

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cloudstackcollab CloudStack Collab conference Nov 30- 2 Dec 2012

 ShapeBlue are proud to be sponsoring the first CloudStack Collab conference. The event will be between Nov 30 and Dec 2 2012, held at The Venetian, Las Vegas Attendees will enjoy the opportunity to see presentations from the developers contributing to the Apache CloudStack project, as well admins who are using CloudStack to build clouds [...]

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SB_Hpage_banners_alt_19 ShapeBlue help eSkyCity build flexible IaaS cloud to cope with their customers SaaS requirements

  Moving to a cloud-based infrastructure can deliver a number of significant benefits. Whilst these are usually easy to identify and quantify the actual process required to migrate on-premise systems to the cloud can be complex and fraught with problems unless approached in the right way.  Such a problem was faced by Texas based software [...]

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citrix-cloudplatfrom Citrix Release Cloudplatform 3.0.5 Burbank

Last week Citrix (rather quietly) announced their latest release (3.0.5) of their “CloudPlatform (powered by Apache Cloudstack)” cloud orchestration product. Giles Sirett, Managing Consultant of ShapeBlue has a first look at the new release. 3.0.5, codenamed Burbank, has always been played down by Citrix as a minor release containing mainly bugfixes and only a few [...]

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ShapeBlue-Logo_small-extra-small Citrix CloudPlatform 3.0.4 – What’s New

  Citrix CloudPlatform is powered by Apache CloudStack, but it seems that companies who have opted to use the Citrix licensed, and therefore supported version, are getting far more bang for their buck. Citrix released v3.0.3 of CloudPlatform back at the beginning of June, and have now issued yet another update, v3.0.4, released on the [...]

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usharesoft_logo Managing the software stack – the missing link for IaaS ?

So, you’ve decided to build an IaaS cloud. You’ve chosen an orchestration platform (I’d hope you’d choose Cloudstack) and then got some clever guys like us at ShapeBlue to design and build a scalable infrastructure that will help you deliver high density VM and network instances out to your customers. Great, the dollars will start [...]

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BLOG-Syslog-Server-250x160 Sending log messages to a Syslog Server

  CloudStack Logs are known for not being the easiest things to read, and when trouble shooting a difficult problem anything which makes life a little easier is very welcome. By offloading the Management Log to a Syslog Server, Filters and Tagging can be used to greatly simplify the process of reading the log files.  [...]

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Using-the-API-for-Advanced-Network-Management-250x160 Using the CloudStack API for Advanced Network Management

  The CloudStack API is a very powerful tool which once mastered provides Administrators access to all of CloudStack’s features, many of which are not available via the GUI. During a number of recent Projects the ShapeBlue consulting team needed to leverage these features in order to deliver the advanced solutions our clients required. This [...]

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