ASG uses Apache CloudStack to build CloudFactory that will help customers plan, deploy and manage internally or externally hosted clouds

ASG provides Global 5000 businesses with world-class professional services and software solutions for Metadata Management, Applications Management, Operations Management, Content Management, Performance Management, Security Management, and Infrastructure Management. Through a wealth of technologies, which have been either developed in-house or gained through strategic acquisitions, ASG enables clients with both mainframe and distributed environments to mobilise their resources, boost productivity, and enhance performance through the intelligent use of technology. Business situation For enterprises looking to automate and simplify the delivery of IT services for the private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud, ASG wanted to offer a comprehensive solution proven to […]

ShapeBlue’s expertise helps DSS to design new CloudStack IaaS platform | Case Studies

Working with leading-edge technology presents its own unique set of issues. Even technology specialists can encounter problems when faced with designing and building business critical systems on new technology platforms. DSS, headquartered in Greater Reading, Pennsylvania delivers IT solutions that drive business for over 400 regional clients. From their Tier III data centre through a 24/7 service desk to a full portfolio of IT products, the company continually strives to produce high-quality, beyond standard solutions to exceed the expectations of their customers. Proof of concept environment DSS was working on a new proof of concept environment for an IaaS platform […]

ShapeBlue help Ascenty to design and build leading cloud platform for Brazilian market | Case Studies

The cloud is from a long time accepted as a mature technology utilised by companies of all sizes across the world to enable them to carry out their business smarter and faster. As a result, those organisations that can offer their customers a fast, value-for-money and easy-to-use cloud offering are placing themselves at a significant advantage over their competitors. Ascenty, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, offers on-demand solutions for IT resources that are scalable and highly secure. This gives their customers more control over technology costs and resources without having to invest in new infrastructure, equipment, software licences and training. […]

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Cloudian and ShapeBlue launch partnership to attack growing CloudStack market | Case Studies

London, UK, 7th July 2015  – Cloudian, the leading provider of hybrid cloud smart data storage solutions, and ShapeBlue, the CloudStack company, have announced a partnership to drive adoption of object storage solutions within organisations running Cloud services powered by Apache CloudStack.  CloudStack is the most widely adopted open source cloud platform in production use by service providers and enterprises alike. The partnership will allow customers to implement a combined compute and Amazon S3 compatible object storage solution based on technologies that are proven and simple to deploy.  The integration of Cloudian and Apache CloudStack unifies the S3 compatible cloud […]

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Are these people really all using CloudStack?

In this article, Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue gives an insight into how widely adopted Apache Cloudstack actually is and why the world just doesn’t seem to know Before I start writing, I just need to say the main bombshell of this article is the list at the end. It’s a list of organisations that I know (or know somebody who knows) who are running (and depending on ) Apache CloudStack. Feel free to skip to that list, but I advise you read this background first in order to see why that list is so incredible. Anybody who knows me […]

SunGard Availability Services Partners With ShapeBlue To Put Affordable, Flexible Infrastructure On Tap For Business | Case Studies

Information Availability pioneer, SunGard Availability Services has over 30 years of experience keeping customers’ critical applications up and running – in recent years, delivery of such services has necessarily embraced cloud Infrastructure as a Service offerings   SunGard looks to provide cloud infrastructures for all sizes of organisations, at all stages of their cloud adoption journey and whatever the use case – Test and Development, Pre-production or Production, the flexibility of SunGard Online – the company’s newly launched on-demand computing platform – is therefore a vital component in our services delivery. Selecting best of breed partners who add value to SunGard’s […]

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ControlCircle uses Apache CloudStack to offer customers hybrid cloud platform | Case Studies

ControlCircle is a leading provider of managed and cloud-based services to enterprises and on-line businesses on a global basis. ControlCircle serves organisations that require enterprise-grade solutions across the spectrum of IT requirements – from colocation to cloud – aligning the right solution to address the stated business imperative and evolving these solutions over time as demands and requirements change. ControlCircle’s customers rely on them to manage their critical IT infrastructure and applications.. Since its inception in 2001, the company has focused on developing a robust foundation, including its ability to service customers from data centres across the UK, US and […]

SunGard Availability Services Launches SunGard Online

On-demand Cloud Computing Platform Puts Affordable, Flexible Infrastructure On Tap For Businesses Dublin, Ireland: 20 November, 2012 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announced the introduction of SunGard Online: An on-demand computing platform, providing Public Cloud service-level flexibility backed by SunGard’s over 30 years of experience in delivering resilient IT infrastuctures and that offers businesses the ability to access the enterprise grade compute resource they need, when they need it. The intuitive online portal allows SunGard customers to harness the power of the cloud to support rapid access to robust, scalable resources […]

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 developer eSkyCity. Located in Dallas, the company develops custom software solutions for specific vertical markets such as hospitals and provides these via a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Traditionally, eSkyCity had offered their SaaS solutions either on their own on-premise infrastructure or Amazon Web services. But, […]

Umbee, UK Managed Hosting Company chooses cloud consultancy to form it’s public cloud offering

Managed Hosting Company Umbee Limited today announced that it has chosen strategic cloud consultancy, Shapeblue, to help it deliver it’s pioneering  infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) to the UK market. ShapeBlue will work closely to help Umbee to strategize, commercialise, build and integrate  it’s IaaS cloud offering, built around Citrix CloudStack technology. ShapeBlue provide strategic cloud consulting the professional expertise wrapper around Cloudstack. Marlon P. Davids, Technical Director, Umbee  said:  “We are really excited about the future of the Umbee Cloud Platform as it offers our customers the ability to quickly consume compute resources and only pay for what they use when they […]