Clouds | Webinar Series - Citrix NetScaler for cloud deployments

Webinar Series – Citrix NetScaler for cloud deployments

This series of 2 webinars from ShapeBlue will gives some key insights into using Citrix NetScaler in private & public cloud environments. ShapeBlue are expert builders of public & private clouds. They are the leading independent global CloudStack / CloudPlatform integrator & consultancy and bring a unique insight into deploying cloud enabled networking technologies. Session 1: Developing Hybrid Clouds with Citrix CloudBridge Connector Tuesday 26th Nov – 2pm GMT Citrix CloudBridge Connector is a feature of the Citrix NetScaler appliance and connects enterprise datacentres to external clouds and hosting environments, making the cloud a secure extension of your enterprise network. […]

ShapeBlue expand Cloudstack services into Latin America | Case Studies

London, 6 September 2013 ShapeBlue, the cloud integrator and consultancy focusing on Apache CloudStack and Citrix Cloud technologies, today launched a dedicated cloud practice based in Brazil, aimed at developing the Latin America market. This is part of a global expansion programme for the company that has already seen them extend their European and US operations into India & SE Asia. The practice will focus initially on the Brazillian market. In July of this year, the company announced the development of a major public cloud offering for Ascenty, a Brazillian based datacentre provider. Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue commented: “we […]

CloudStack Training

ShapeBlue will be running one of their successful Apache CloudStack 2 day Bootcamp training courses immediately before the CloudStack Collaboration conference this year. The 2 day, fast based, bootcamp course will be run on 22/23 June in Santa Clara, California and gives attendees a deep dive in designing , managing & implementing CloudStack based clouds. For further details, pricing & booking, click here  CloudStack Collab 2013 The CloudStack Collab conference will be running June 24/25 also in Santa Clara. The Apache CloudStack developer community is growing rapidly, and CloudStack is being used to build both private and public clouds at […]

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 months. The first of these practices was also announced today by the company located in Bangalore, India. Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue commented: “we are seeing a rapid increase in demand for our services relating to Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform, being driven by both […]

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 and flexibility to enable a variable-cost and service based model, which includes the orchestration and management of clouds. An introduction to Citrix CloudPlatform (powered by Apache CloudStack), Citrix CloudPortal and Citrix  Listen to Recording  View Slides Citrix CloudPlatform networking, technical deep dive Listen to Recording […]

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 to scale. We’ll also feature presentations on best practices for deploying Apache CloudStack, and tools that help manage IaaS clouds. The Collab Conference will also give contributors the opportunity to share ideas, discuss plans for Apache CloudStack, and conduct workshops and sprints. It’s not all […]

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 new features. From the release notes, I count 76 bug fixes and only 6 new features. Many people, myself included, found it strange that Citrix should remain committed to this release when Apache is due to release version 4.0 in a couple of weeks. My […]

ShapeBlue Partners with UShareSoft

London 20 March 2012 ShapeBlue, the strategic cloud consultancy, today announced that it has become a UShareSoft Premium Solution Partner. UShareSoft provides the UForge platform for managing server templates and building cloud app stores. ShapeBlue provides a range of cloud implementation and consulting services, focusing on CloudStack and CloudPortal technologies from Citrix. UShareSoft’s UForge technology integrates with CloudStack, allowing users to automate the creation and maintenance of cloud server templates, then publish directly to their CloudStack environment. This simplifies software on-boarding to cloud environments. Giles Sirett, Managing Consultant of ShapeBlue commented : “we are working with many organisations to design […]

ShapeBlue chosen as Citrix’s first European Cloud Advisor

ShapeBlue, the UK based strategic cloud consultancy, has announced that it has been chosen by Citrix Systems to be the first European company to become a member of it’s Cloud Advisor Program. The program is designed to recognise organisations with deep expertise in private and public cloud strategy & design. Giles Sirett, ShapeBlue’s Managing Consultant said “we’re delighted to be chosen by Citrix to be a member of this program. We believe Citrix have the most innovative, robust and scalable cloud enablement technologies available in the market and we, at ShapeBlue are committed to being the European Centre of excellence […]