Entries by Ivet Petrova

Case Study: IndiQus and ShapeBlue Accelerating Cloud Growth in Emerging Markets

Data localisation is creating multi-million-dollar revenue opportunities for regional ISPs, data centers and telcos. Providing the monetisation and cloud management solutions to build a regional cloud services business requires the help of an expert that can deliver a wide variety of services from a single marketplace and ensures unbeatable SLAs which can be assured for […]

Biggest Mistakes Which Providers Make When Pricing IaaS

When you launch any new type of service, one of the key challenges is getting your pricing right. In the case of IaaS providers, this is a crucial strategic step, determining your future success and potential profit. IaaS is a competitive market, and pricing such a service comes with a few key considerations. In this […]

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The C-level Perspective on Running Open-Source Cloud with Ceph and CloudStack

The cloud and hosting market has experienced a complete transformation during the last decade. While previously there was a range of mid-sized local cloud providers dominating the market in each country, many providers were acquired by VC’s, larger providers, telcos and third-party enterprises in the last ten years. It is getting harder and harder for […]

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Pricing Your IaaS Offering the Right Way

There is currently enormous market demand for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), with organisations looking for the right solution to host their applications and workloads, build a high-performing test/dev environment or deploy a hybrid cloud solution. Others, like telcos and MSPs, need to offer a full range of services to their customers, and the cloud […]

Interview: The story of XCP-ng and its CloudStack Integration

XCP-ng is a high-performance enterprise-level virtualization platform backed up by an active open-source community. Based initially on XenServer it’s the result of cooperation between individuals and companies to build a product that can deliver powerful features with open-source freedom. In this blog, we will meet  Olivier Lambert and Marc Pezin,  who will share the story […]

How to Choose a Cloud Management Platform

As more and more companies build internal private clouds or enter the service provider market with public clouds, the more they will need the right set of tools to successfully build, manage and scale their Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform. However – choosing the right technology stack can be a difficult decision. There are […]

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Google Summer of Code – Meet the Mentors

16,000+ students, 111 countries, 16 years and 715 open-source organizations – this is Google Summer of Code! ShapeBlue and the CloudStack Community are happy to be part of this global program focused on bringing students into open-source software development and helping them learn new skills. About Google Summer of Code Google Summer of Code (GSoC) […]