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OnApp buys SolusVM to boost the demand side of its federated marketplace

Cloud automation company OnApp has bought SolusVM, the virtual private server management system, in order to boost demand for the capacity on offer in OnApp’s federation. 505 more words

Factors to consider when moving legacy applications to the cloud.

I spend a lot of time talking to companies about the factors that influence the selection of workloads that are appropriate to be migrated to a cloud environment. 14 more words


Application Delivery, The Final Frontier: Containers or Platform as a Service?

This is a big question that I have been playing over and over in my head, discussing with colleagues, and customers.  Based on recent developments I felt that it is certainly worth a few blog posts to completely hash out.   890 more words

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HP buys Eucalyptus

In an interesting move that seems to be predominantly an acquihire, HP has bought Eucalyptus for an undisclosed sum, though speculation is that the deal’s under $100m, less than a 2x multiple on what Eucalyptus has raised in funding (although that would still be a huge multiple on revenue). 732 more words


Operating System Patches and IaaS Clouds.

The processes for operating system patching tends to be a bit different in an IaaS cloud model to that of the traditional IT enterprise. I’ve written about a few patching items to look out for when choosing a cloud provider here.

~ Mike


What is IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS)?

What is IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS)?

ITaaS is a technology-delivery method that treats IT as a commodity, providing an enterprise with exactly the amount of hardware, software, and support that it needs. 236 more words


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