citrix cpbm logo Working with the Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.1 BSS API

Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager (CPBM) enables Enterprises and Service Providers to move towards an IT-as-a-Service model by managing and delivering a broad array of internal, external and 3rd party Cloud and IT services through a single, comprehensive, self-service portal. It also unifies and simplifies the commerce, user management, service provisioning and operational aspects of running [...]

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clouds Webinar Series – Citrix NetScaler for cloud deployments

This series of 2 webinars from ShapeBlue will gives some key insights into using Citrix NetScaler in private & public cloud environments. ShapeBlue are expert builders of public & private clouds. They are the leading independent global CloudStack / CloudPlatform integrator & consultancy and bring a unique insight into deploying cloud enabled networking technologies.   [...]

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citrix-cloudplatfrom Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2 – a first review

With much fanfare, Citrix yesterday formally announced the 4.2 release of their IaaS cloud orchestration technology CloudPlatform. In parallel, the Apache Software Foundation are about to announce version 4.2 of Cloudstack. In this article, Giles Sirett CEO of ShapeBlue gives his first impressions on CloudPlatform 4.2   At ShapeBlue, we’ve had both of these technologies [...]

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cloud_trends_bangalore Bangalore cloud conference

 As the world transitions to the cloud era, the convergence of private, enterprise clouds and public cloud services offers exciting new possibilities to IT teams and businesses.   This event will give an executive briefing on  the drivers, developments and innovations that are expected to influence the adoption of cloud over the next 12 months.The [...]

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ShapeBlue-Logo_small-extra-small ShapeBlue eyes global expansion of CloudStack consulting market

London, 14 January 2013 ShapeBlue, the cloud integrator and consultancy focusing on Apache CloudStack and Citrix Cloud technologies, today announced a programme of expansion into a number of new global markets. This programme will see ShapeBlue develop consulting and integration practices in markets that are expected to see rapid cloud adoption over the next 24 [...]

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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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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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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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