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 target […]

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 […]

Understanding CloudStack’s Physical Networking Architecture

  Understanding and configuring the physical connections of a host in a CloudStack deployment can at first be very confusing. While Software Defined Networking (SDN) is set to greatly simplify some aspects, its integration within CloudStack is not fully mature yet and it won’t be the right solution for everyone. In this article, Paul Angus, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]