cloudstack days

Don’t Forget to Register for CloudStack Days

The Apache CloudStack Foundation has just announced five new CloudStack events in 2015, which will be held across the globe. Each of these events will be one-day including a morning general session and afternoon breakout session with user and developer tracks. The focus of these events is to educate CloudStack users about new product features and to provide an open forum to discuss software enhancements and use cases. Read more

appcore supports cloudstack 4.3.2

Appcore now supports CloudStack 4.3.2

Appcore is excited to announce that we will now support CloudStack 4.3.2 for production clouds supported by Appcore. We have taken the last few months to ensure that this version will integrate with our software solutions before deploying it to our customers.

In March 2014, the Apache CloudStack 4.3 release included several exciting new features. This blog post will outline the significant changes and provide insight on how to request your CloudStack upgrade from Appcore.  Read more

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Here’s How to Put Out Fires with Centralized Log Analysis

We have all heard of the exponential growth of Big Data. According to a study done by Information Week, the digital universe will grow from 3.2 zettabytes today to 40 zettabytes in only six years. (One zettabyte is roughly one billion terabytes.)

Also, the data volume in the enterprise is going to grow 50x year-over-year between now and 2020. At this time, most companies estimate they’re analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have, according to a study by Forrester Research. With all of this data being gathered, analyzing and translating it into useful information can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. Read more

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Top 7 Blog Posts of 2014: OpenStack vs CloudStack, Distributed File Systems and Deploying Private Clouds

As we head into 2015, we reflect on the changes and advances in the cloud industry. Here at Appcore, we have had a ton of change including shifting from a converged infrastructure company to a complete software-only solution and rolling out our multi-cloud management tool. Not only did we make a lot of changes but the conversations within the industry shifted from public cloud to private/hybrid environments. 

We know that all of these can be merky when trying to implement cloud management tools. If you are searching for answers, you have come to the right place. Our blog gives service providers the latest cloud tips, tricks and best practices. In case you missed some of our blog posts this year, here is a list of our top 7 cloud blog posts in 2014. Read more

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Comparing Multi-Cloud Management Tools: 4 Features to Look for as a Service Provider

As more enterprises adopt hybrid cloud solutions, there is an inherent need for multi-cloud management software. Below we outlined the four features to look for when determining the best multi-cloud management solution.

1. Private Cloud Management

As enterprises continue to migrate their applications to cloud, there will still be a need for private clouds. This means hybrid clouds will become more popular and enterprises will turn to their service providers for solutions that enable them to keep their private cloud data on-premise or offer a dedicated infrastructure solution. In these cases, having a multi-cloud tool in place that can link enterprises’ public and private cloud solutions together to create a seamless hybrid solution will be imperative.  Read more