Entries by Jamie Pell

ShapeBlueCon 2023 Roundup

 Last week the ShapeBlue team flew in from all corners of the globe to the Lake District, UK, for ShapeBlue Con 2023. The event is our company’s annual get-together which provides an opportunity for developing interpersonal relationships, collaborating on new and existing ideas and ultimately having a good time together. As a remote team, we believe getting together as a collective in person is essential. As, ultimately it provides the opportunity for many conversations to be had, which would not take place virtually.  Through all the collaborative activities and conversations taking place during ShapeBlue Con, each team member develops […]

CloudStack European User Group 2023 Roundup

CloudStack European User Group 2023 took place on the 4th May. ShapeBlue is proud to have supported the event, taking place in London. We would also like to take the chance to thank the other sponsors –  Your.Online and StorPool. Three of our own held their own sessions at the user group – Giles Sirett, Lucian Burlacu and Alex Mattioli. For community members unable to attend the event in London, CSEUG was live-streamed on Apache CloudStack’s YouTube channel. Below you can find each session’s recording. Welcome, Giles Sirett Session description: Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue and Chairman of CSEUG, gives an […]

New to the Community l Meet The Team

Hello all, my name is Jamie Pell. I am from the UK, but I am currently based in Phuket, Thailand. I joined ShapeBlue in March as a Marketing Specialist and have loved every minute of being part of this motivated, friendly and ambitious team. I started my career in marketing by working as a Digital Marketing Intern at Bali International Film Festival. After this, I had worked in digital marketing for a natural health supplement company, Eudeamon, followed by setting up my own company Speak For Less. I decided to pursue a career in marketing as I am passionate about […]

CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2022 Hybrid Event Roundup

Taking place on 14th-16th November 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria, the CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2022 was a hybrid get-together for the global CloudStack community. The event hosted 370+ attendees from 32 countries and 48 speakers. The CloudStack Collaboration Conference impressed all its attendees with an agenda with 38 sessions and workshops from leading CloudStack experts, users and skilful engineers from the open-source world. These included: technical talks, user stories, new features and integration presentations and more. ShapeBlue was excited to be part of the event and to support it as always. CCC 2022 was also sponsored by LINBIT, DIMSI, StorPool, Apiculus […]


CloudStack Integrations: StorPool Storage – High-performance Primary Storage Platform

  Cloud builders worldwide – Managed Services Providers, Hosting Services Providers, Cloud Services Providers, Enterprises, and SaaS Vendors – are always seeking ways to optimize the architecture and cost of their public and private cloud deployments. With Apache CloudStack and StorPool Storage, they can deploy a highly automated cloud that delivers the application performance and reliability their users need while easily addressing changes in user requirements over the long term. The new Solution Brief developed by the Apache CloudStack Community and StorPool aids cloud and storage architects, consultants, administrators, and field practitioners in the design and deployment of reliable, easy-to-manage, […]

CloudStack and ShapeBlue Help DIMSI to Deliver Public Cloud Solutions

For businesses entering the public cloud market, finding the software and partners that enable rapid deployment for their customers can be a major obstacle. It can take up a significant amount of time and result in a low ROI if the wrong choices are made when providing public and private cloud solutions. Fortunately, France-based DIMSI, did not fall into this trap. For more than 15 years they have been designing and implementing innovative solutions for their customers. Already delivering Microsoft Dynamics365, consulting and infrastructure solutions, and with offices in France, Tunisia and Hong Kong, they wanted to enlarge their offerings […]


CloudStack European User Group 2022 Virtual Event Roundup

Taking place on April 7th, 2022, The CloudStack European User Group was a virtual get together for the European CloudStack Community, hosting 260+ attendees from 25 countries. The event hosted 10 sessions from leading CloudStack experts, users and skilful engineers from the open-source world, which included: technical talks, user stories, new features and integrations presentations and more. ShapeBlue was excited to support the event as always. The CSEUG Virtual was also sponsored by StorPool, Ewerk, LINBIT, ClouDINfra, BrasCloud and Dimsi. Our team is happy to see that each European get together of the CloudStack community is bringing more and more […]