CloudStack European User Group roundup – March 2016

The spring meetup on March 3 saw us back at the BT Centre Showcase here in London, and it was an impressive turnout, maybe helped by a beautiful, sunny day. This was a truly European user group, with people joining us from Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and from as far afield in the UK as […]

CloudStack European User Group roundup – November 2015

An intimate feel at yesterday’s European User Group only seemed to encourage discussion, and despite slightly lower numbers than usual we managed to run a little late! Hosted by our friends at Trend Micro here in London, we started with lunch, and once everyone had eaten it was down to business. Giles Sirett (chairman of […]

CloudStack European User Group roundup – May 2015

For the Spring meeting of the CloudStack EU User group on Thursday, we were again kindly hosted by BT – and it was nice to see so many of the BT Cloud guys come along to the group. As always Group Chairman Giles Sirett kicked things off with a roundup of Cloudstack news in the […]

CloudStack European User Group Roundup – February 2015

Once again Trend Micro played host to the CloudStack European user group. And this quarter with Giles Sirett ‘working’ at CloudStack Day – Brazil, Geoff Higginbottom CTO of ShapeBlue took to the stage to compare the event. The News As is customary at the user group, we kicked off with a roundup of news in […]

CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe

Last Chance To Register For Annual CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe CCC-EU returns November 19-21 in Budapest, and time is running out to register. CloudStack European User Group members receive a 50% discount on registration – only €175! Choose Attendee Registration and enter code CSEUG to receive the 50% discount. Click here to register: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/cloudstack-collaboration-conference-europe/attend/register The […]

CloudStack European User Group roundup – October 2014

Our Autumn meetup saw us back at Trend Micro, which is becoming a home from home for us! Great to see the guys there again and many thanks for hosting another great meeting. As usual a good turn-out for the group and some really interesting discussions. Once we’d all settled Giles kicked off with the […]

CloudStack European User Group roundup – June 2014

For the June meeting of the CloudStack European User Group, we were welcomed back by our old friends Trend Micro. Many thanks to the guys at Trend for letting us use their great facilities. Our numbers were slightly down from usual, with quite a few last minute cancellations: it’s a little frustrating as we had […]

ShapeBlue South Africa – Launch events

On the 3rd and 4th of July, we officially launched our South Africa practice with two launch events in Johannesburg and in Cape Town. The event in Johannesburg  was kindly hosted by Westcon and the event in Cape Town was at the African Pride Hotel. The objective of these events was to introduce ShapeBlue, explain the […]

Hybrid Enterprise IaaS Cloud – What you need to know

3rd July – Johannesburg 4th July –  Cape Town   Cloud computing models are well established and here to stay. Many organizations in South Africa face the challenge of needing to update legacy systems and practices to keep pace with customer and partner expectations, but have existing investments in technology and skillsets. How to remain […]

CloudStack European User Group 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 […]