How to Move a VM Between Zones in CloudStack or CloudPlatform

In our blog last week we discussed How to Move VM's to a New or Different Account in CloudStack, and this week we are going to take it one step further to outline how to move them between zones in the same Apache CloudStack or Citrix CloudPlatform cloud environment. 

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How to Move VMs to a New or Different Account in CloudStack

As a leading CloudStack solutions company, we often get questions about how to perform certain tasks within the interface. We wanted to take this as an opportunity to answer one of the most frequently asked questions about migration. Today, we are going to outline the step-by-step process of how to move virtual machines to a new or different account within Apache CloudStack or Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2 or below. If you happen to have CloudStack or Citrix CloudPlatform 4.2.1 or above, there is a new feature that automates this process for you. 

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Tech Blog: Using KVM as your CloudStack Hypervisor

As a service provider there are several hypervisor options to choose from in the market. Appcore currently supports cloud architrecture with XenServer, KVM, and VMware. Today our tech expert, John Skinner, is going to share some insight on what you need to know when running KVM as your hypervisor. Below are recommendation we make to our service provider customers during implementation.  

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Cloud Networking Types within CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform

Last week in our blog post, Understanding the components in Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform, we discussed the necessary pieces needed for a service provider to set up their cloud environment. This week we are going to drill down even further and discuss the networks within a cloud environment.

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Understanding the Components of Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform Clouds

As Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatfrom consultants, we know there are a lot of components that go into building the perfect cloud solutions. Both of these platforms utilize the same components and the same underlying codebase. In order to further explain the components, we compiled this list to provide a greater understanding of what makes up a cloud powered by Apache CloudStack or Citrix CloudPlatform for service providers.

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