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Abiquo, the UK-based cloud platform company, has named Jim Darragh CEO, replacing Peter Malcolm who quietly disappeared in April. Darragh is supposed to grow the business aggressively and deliver shareholder value. He comes over from Riverbed Technology where he was running its Sti...
“A serious competitor to products from industry giants like VMware and Microsoft, Abiquo’s exemplary solution provides the great benefit of managing all of the major virtualization platforms simultaneously through a single console,” said Professor Algimantas Juozapavičius, founder of ...
Implementing a successful Enterprise Cloud requires that the needs of all stakeholders be balanced and in harmony. Without this balance, it simply doesn't work, leading to failed projects - as a number of early cloud adopters have already discovered to their cost. Balance is not just a...
Abiquo on Tuesday announced that its award-winning solution was selected by Claranet to power its recently announced Virtual Data Centre offering. Claranet’s Virtual Data Centre is an integrated Infrastructure as a Service offering available to the European market. Combining the provis...
What are the shifts in today’s cloud plans, teams, processes, and technologies to effectively drive ROI in enterprise clouds? In his general session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Pete Malcolm, CEO of Abiquo, and other industry experts discussed the changing roles, behaviors, a...
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We have t...
Cloud computing has so much potential – and has been the subject of so much hype – that it seems to some like a panacea. Information security will no longer be an issue; storage will be limitless; processing power will be immense; and total cost-efficiency will finally become a reality...
Cloud management brings many advantages to providing IaaS. Some of the key value propositions are self-services and faster provisioning times. Many companies are ready to adopt the technology but are not ready to adopt the business process changes to fulfill the value proposition of pr...
Implementing a successful Enterprise Cloud requires that the needs of all stakeholders be balanced and in harmony. Without this balance, it simply doesn’t work, leading to failed projects – as a number of early cloud adopters have already discovered to their cost. Balance is not just a...
"Cloud" has become the number one priority for so many businesses, yet the complexity of providing IT as a Service is daunting. Specifically, the complexity of combining server virtualization with storage virtualization, automation, self-service catalogs and other enabling technologies...
One of the most significant shifts in Cloud Computing for hosting providers this year has been the move from delivering cloud-enabling technology to the delivery of new applications and business models built atop that technology. In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Tr...
Abiquo on Monday announced the general availability of Abiquo 1.8, the latest version of its flagship Enterprise Cloud Management solution. Abiquo 1.8 furthers Abiquo’s lead in allowing enterprises to coordinate virtual and physical infrastructure management by adding Cisco Unified Com...
Financial services tend to be the early adopters of most technology and have forward-thinking developers on staff. However, only 30% of financial services data centers have been virtualized. Meanwhile, those prolific developers are either already using public cloud resources or are try...
There is one constant in data centers: application groups always need more. Until recently, apps have been at the mercy of IT operations to feed their need. In his keynote at Cloud Expo 2011 New York, Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm discussed how, with the advent of public cloud offerings, ap...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software provider, has been named “Platinum Plus Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 9th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 7–10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA...
Forrester Research has run up a study of private cloud vendors and rated them on 10 criteria: self-service portal or service catalog; dynamic workload management; resource management; service management; integration and control APIs; image library; RBAC administration; virtualization l...
Abiquo on Wednesday announced the launch of the global Abiquo Partner Program (APP) to address the growing market need for an effective and agile way to manage datacenter infrastructure as a self-service cloud. The program provides resellers, distribution partners, consulting firms and...
Much is talked about the benefits of Cloud Computing in terms of the provision of IT resources; including cost reduction, increased efficiency, flexibility, and resilience. But implemented the right way, Cloud Computing also brings significant operational benefits to the application gr...
Learn about enterprise cloud adoption in this case study with Roundarch and Abiquo. In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Steve Soechtig, VP of Global Sales at Abiquo, will be joined by Roundarch President and CTO Geoff Cubitt who will talk about their experience around...
Traditional telecommunications services are moving to the next level – hosted cloud services. Doing so allows TelCos to offer a new high value service to customers and to gain significant competitive advantage, while lowering operational costs and increasing efficiency in their data ce...
Many physical resources exist as virtual clusters today, but do clusters work in the cloud? Hypervisor clustering is the standard “Virtualization 1.0” method of creating a resilient, load balancing virtualized environment and, if implemented well, does a reasonable job. But don’t make ...
Financial services tend to be the early adopters of most technology and have forward-thinking developers on staff. However, only 30% of financial services data centers have been virtualized. Meanwhile, those prolific developers are either already using public cloud resources or are try...
“We consider Abiquo’s inclusion in the Gartner Cool Vendors report as further confirmation that our vision of cloud computing is resonating with customers and the top minds in cloud,” said Wendy Perilli, Abiquo vice president of global marketing, as it was announced that Gartner has s...
Abiquo on Tuesday announced its partnership with everis, a multi-national consulting company. “Our customers want leading technology solutions that give them greater control and flexibility,” noted Juan Carlos Ferrer, everis head of global cloud computing outsourcing. “We continue ev...
There is one constant in data centers: Application groups always need more. Until recently, apps have been at the mercy of IT operations to feed their need. In his Day Three Keynote at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Pete Malcolm, CEO of Abiquo, will discuss how with the advent of ...
Abiquo on Monday announced it was named one of the 100 Top Cloud Computing Vendors by Everything Channel’s CRN. The comprehensive list highlights the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions for the channel - including storage cloud offerings, security cloud offerings, cloud apps, c...
Abiquo was chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the winners of the OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies 2011, an honor it also received in 2010. The Top 100 are recognized as leaders in the Cloud and Internet spaces that use game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt ex...
Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software company, on Tuesday announced the appointment of nine highly respected executives in the cloud computing industry to its rapidly expanding team. Each of the executives formerly held senior roles in leading cloud computing compani...
Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software company, on Tuesday announced that it has hired Wendy Perilli as Vice President, Global Marketing. Perilli was formerly Director of Cloud Computing, Product Marketing with VMware, with key responsibility for the entrance of VMwar...
Abiquo, an Enterprise Cloud Management software company, on Thursday announced the launch of a new series of educational webinars designed to help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) integrate cloud computing into their service offerings and build a successful managed cloud services busin...
Abiquo on Tuesday has announced a partnership with MSPexcellence to provide a Cloud Accelerator Program that allows MSPs and hosting providers to establish, ramp and scale a managed cloud services business. According to Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm, “Everyone wants to provide cloud servic...
Much is talked about the benefits of Cloud Computing in terms of the provision of IT resources, including cost reduction, increased efficiency, flexibility, and resilience. But implemented the right way, cloud computing also brings significant operational benefits to the application gr...
Enterprise Cloud Management is what makes the Cloud technically feasible. Conceptually, it adds the control layer to allow organizations to move beyond the limitations of first generation virtualization technology to build a truly scalable Cloud infrastructure embracing private, public...
Abiquo, Enterprise Cloud Management software provider, on Tuesday announced that hosting providers around the world, including Blackmesh, Bluefire, i2k2 Networks and Vivavo, have selected Abiquo’s Enterprise Edition as their platform of choice for Enterprise Cloud Management. Each comp...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software provider, has been named “Platinum Plus Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 8th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York, New York, and SYS-CON's 9t...
Abiquo on Monday announced it is joining the HP AllianceONE partner program to bring its business policy-driven cloud management solution to service providers and enterprise customers. The solution will benefit customers by enabling them to increase their server and storage utilization...
In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1-4, 2010) at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem.
The last decade saw the growth of Virtualization from its humble beginnings as a developer tool to its increasing adoption in data centers worldwide. It dramatically improved resilience, scalability, portability and utilization, and became one of the key foundations of the Cloud. But t...
Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software vendor, on Tuesday announced that, after extensive research among its more than 20,000 customers, open source users and prospects, the top five issues facing enterprises today are: 1) Security and Compliance, 2) IT Organization O...
Abiquo, a leading Cloud management software vendor, on Tuesday announced that CRN/ChannelWeb has named Abiquo one of the “Top Ten Startups of 2010”. CRN/ChannelWeb acknowledged that while larger vendors are adding the word “Cloud” to their marketing materials, it is the startups and ea...