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Gartner Research VP’s Dennis Smith and Milind Govekar just published a Market Guide for Cloud Management Platforms (April 2017) and we are pleased to see Cloudsoft AMP included as a representative vendor. “CMPs typically address service request management; provisioning, orchestration and automation; governance and policy; monitoring and metering; and multicloud brokering— Research VP’s Dennis
Just off of TM Forum Live 2017 we are overjoyed to announce that we have received an Outstanding Achievement Catalyst award for “Smart City on Edge”! Cloudsoft participated with BT, Cloudsoft, EXFO, Infonova/BearingPoint and our Champions: Agile Fractal Grid, Dublin City and Milton Keynes. Catalysts are member-driven proof-of-concept projects which connect diverse organizations to develop
ChatOps has been around for a while now but it is still a method of working, communicating and collaborating that likely means different things to different people. This blog provides a Cloudsoft perspective on ChatOps and how it relates to deploying and managing applications in/across hybrid clouds. ChatOps 101 ChatOps
This is a follow up to my previous post Not all blueprints are equal where we introduced, under the Montlake moniker, a project comparing and contrasting different ways of creating application blueprints. Here we drill-down on the modelling, deployment and in-life management of applications with Apache Brooklyn and Cloudsoft AMP using a simple Node.JS application as our exemplar. The application
The Cloud Foundry Foundation publicly launched the Open Service Broker API project (OSB) last week, and though I was dubious at first, my colleague Robert Moss has made me a convert. The past five years has brought incredible change to application architecture; with cloud native design patterns, twelve-factor, continuous delivery, containers, and cloud services,
In this article, we’ll take a look at Apache Brooklyn’s integration with Hashicorp Terraform, a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Brief Overview of Terraform The key component of a Terraform system is the configuration file. Configuration files describe to Terraform the components needed to run anything from