What’s New in Apache CloudStack 4.19

Apache CloudStack 4.19 is the latest release of the cloud management platform from the Apache Software Foundation and is a result of months of work from the development community. Apache CloudStack 4.19 is an LTS (Long Term Support) release that will be maintained for 18 months after release. As always, the release contains a myriad […]

Apache CloudStack and Ceph Day Amsterdam

Apache CloudStack and Ceph Day Netherlands

Are you ready to dive deep into the world of open-source cloud solutions? Brace yourself for an immersive experience as ShapeBlue, 42on, the Apache CloudStack community, and the Ceph community join forces to host a joint event in Amsterdam. Scheduled for February 22, 2024, in the Netherlands, this event is set to unravel the latest […]

ShapeBlue Has Become an Employee-Owned Business

Today we announcе that ShapeBlue is now a 100% employee-owned business: owned by all of its employees, for the benefit of all of those employees. I will continue as full-time CEO, and am excited to do so, but am no longer a shareholder in the business. The business is now legally owned by a trust […]

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) […]

ShapeBlue SA extends distribution agreement with NetApp

ShapeBlue SA are pleased to announce the extension of their distribution partner agreement for NetApp in South Africa, building out a successful relationship that started in 2014. ‘ShapeBlue has built a strong partnership with NetApp in this region. Expanding our capabilities to represent the full NetApp portfolio presents a strategic opportunity for us and our […]

CloudStack and the new XenServer licensing model

Citrix have announced that as of XenServer 7.3, the free version (including the ‘opensource’ version packaged by Citrix) will no longer have feature parity with the paid-for Standard version. Of the features which are restricted in the free version, a maximum pool size of 3 hosts and the removal of Xen Storage Motion are going to make the use of free XenServer to run production clouds pretty much untenable.

Explore the new release and discover Apache CloudStack 4.19 as a full-featured VMware alternative.