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ShapeBlue expands service into Southern Africa

ShapeBlue expands service into Southern Africa London, 29th May 2014 ShapeBlue, the leading independent global CloudStack integrator, today announces the launch of a dedicated cloud practice based in South Africa, aimed at meeting growing demand in the region. This is part of an ongoing global expansion program for the company that has already seen them […]

ShapeBlue Launch CSForge: A Rapid Deployment Framework For Apache CloudStack IaaS Clouds

CloudStack Collab Conference, Denver,CO – April 9, 2014. ShapeBlue, the leading independent global CloudStack integrator, today announced general availability of its new CSForge product, giving organisations rapid, low risk, deployment of IaaS cloud infrastructures. The framework can be used as a basis for public cloud or enterprise private cloud and is deployed onto the customers […]


CloudStack European User Group – April 2014 | Roundup

We had a great turn out for the April meeting of the CloudStack European User Group on April 2. The meeting was very kindly hosted by BT (British Telecom) at their Showcase Centre in London. I’d been a little worried about attendance because, in my wisdom, I’d decided at organise this meeting a week before […]

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CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2014 | Roundup

Thoughts on – CloudStack Collaboration conference NA 2014 We’re under two weeks away from the annual North American CloudStack Collaboration conference (CCCNA14) , an event purely focussed on the Apache CloudStack project, its developers, its users and it ecosystem: in summary, the community. CCCNA14 is in Denver, Colorado 9-11 April and promises over 60 sessions […]


CloudStack 4.3 – a first review

The latest release of Apache CloudStack has arrived with a raft of exciting new features. In this early review, Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue looks at the significance of some of these features and why they help to continue to position CloudStack as the IaaS orchestration platform of choice for many service providers and enterprises […]

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CloudStack European User Group | Summary

The CloudStack European User Group met on Thursday 23rd January for our quarterly meeting. The event was kindly hosted by TrendMicro UK and we would like to thank Simon and Jon for making sure that everybody was comfortable, fed and watered. TrendMicro are one of the many vendors who are actively showing their support for […]


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 […]


ShapeBlue to offer CloudStack support

Apache CloudStack matures with first commercial support offering CloudStack Collab Conference, Amsterdam – Nov. 20, 2013. ShapeBlue, the leading independent global CloudStack integrator, today announced that it will be the first to offer commercial support of Apache CloudStack. ShapeBlue will offer professional, 24x7x365, enterprise grade support for IaaS infrastructures built on Apache CloudStack. The service […]

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CloudStack Collaboration Conference: Europe’s most significant cloud conference for 2013?

Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue discusses why the upcoming Cloudstack Collaboration conference in Amsterdam may be a lot more significant than many people think. The title of this article  is bold, I know. A lot of people are going to question whether a conference around a specific open-source project can really be billed as the […]

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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. Session […]