Hybrid Cloud: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

As we head into 2015, everyone is voicing predictions for the cloud industry. As you read these predictions you will find that they wildly vary but there does seem some consistency when it comes to hybrid cloud environments. As we previously mentioned in last weeks blog post, Visibility is the Key to Being Successful in a Hybrid Cloud World, enterprises will continue to distribute workloads between on- and off-premise clouds.

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Visibility is the Key to Being Successful in a Hybrid Cloud World

Hybrid cloud is the hype in the industry today and will continue to grow in 2015. Enterprise will continue to distribute workloads between on and off premise environments. This is the first step in the journey towards hybrid cloud.

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Is Comparing OpenStack to CloudStack like Comparing Apples to Oranges?

This past week the Appcore team got the opportunity to attend one of the industry’s leading cloud events, Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, CA. We spent a lot of time interacting with attendees at the exhibit portion of the event. As a software company with a sole commitment to CloudStack, we heard a lot of questions around the debate between CloudStack and OpenStack. “Do you support OpenStack?” “Why do you only support CloudStack?” “Do you plan to integrate OpenStack into your multi-cloud solution?”

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What are the Main Challenges of Managing Multiple Clouds?

In the last several years, enterprise awareness of the benefit of the cloud has increased and will continue to do so. According to 451 Research, enterprises will soon spend more money on hosted IT infrastructure than they do on their own servers for the first time, and there is no going back.

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What is Multi-Cloud Management?

Today, the term multi-cloud is being used to describe different components within the layers of the cloud stack. As a service provider this can be confusing when trying to choose the management tools necessary to manage your cloud environment.

With the release of our latest multi-cloud management software, Appcore Atlas, we thought it would be relevant to describe the different uses of multi-cloud solutions and how it applies to you as a service provider.  

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