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SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

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Mar20
A cheeky title, I know. Pejorative even. But there’s a serious message behind the laughter. Cloud finance, security and operations are the top challenges and initiatives in the cloud, especially for advanced cloud consumers. But many only learn this the hard way, as shown by the recent 2018 RightScale State

Cloudsoft AMP UI

AMP 5.1 released

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Feb12
Cloudsoft is excited to announce the GA of AMP 5.1. Get the latest version. See the Release Notes Try AMP Contact us It’s been just under 3 months since the landmark release 5.0 brought in bundles as the way to package blueprints and their resources and added AMP Cluster for

First stage of UShareSoft’s collaboration with Cloudsoft

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Feb12
UShareSoft, a Fujitsu Company, Announces UForge AppCenter 3.8, Making Hybrid Cloud Application Delivery Easier than Ever New Features Automate ‘Build to Deploy’ for Immutable Application Delivery Fujitsu EMEIA Grenoble, France, February 08, 2018 – UShareSoft, a Fujitsu company and leader in Hybrid IT application automation, today launches UForge AppCenter 3.8. The

AMP 5 is here

AMP 5 is here

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Nov30
Cloudsoft AMP 5.0 is here, surfacing more high-level information on how applications are running, plus adding new policies and new features for managing huge numbers of applications, complex blueprint sets, and customizing the UI. Cloudsoft AMP and Apache Brooklyn have long kept a rich model of systems:  in the AMP

To everything there is a season

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Oct30
by Duncan Johnston-Watt I am stepping down as CEO of Cloudsoft. After nine years at the helm it is the right time for me personally to seek out a new challenge. Cloudsoft is in great shape with new funding in place and a strong partner & customer base. I am

Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Management Platforms Names Cloudsoft as a Representative Vendor

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Jun02
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

TMForum Live 2017!

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May25
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

Introducing Cloudsoft AMP Bot for ChatOps

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Apr20
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

Montlake: Application Blueprinting in more detail

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Apr15
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 Open Service Broker API and Why it Matters

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Dec20
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,
March 20, 2018
SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

SDI18 A Practical Guide to Cloud for Grown Ups

A cheeky title, I know. Pejorative even. But there’s a serious message behind the laughter. Cloud finance, security and operations are the top challenges and initiatives
February 12, 2018
Cloudsoft AMP UI

AMP 5.1 released

Cloudsoft is excited to announce the GA of AMP 5.1. Get the latest version. See the Release Notes Try AMP Contact us It’s been just under
February 12, 2018

First stage of UShareSoft’s collaboration with Cloudsoft

UShareSoft, a Fujitsu Company, Announces UForge AppCenter 3.8, Making Hybrid Cloud Application Delivery Easier than Ever New Features Automate ‘Build to Deploy’ for Immutable Application Delivery
November 30, 2017
AMP 5 is here

AMP 5 is here

Cloudsoft AMP 5.0 is here, surfacing more high-level information on how applications are running, plus adding new policies and new features for managing huge numbers of
October 30, 2017

To everything there is a season

by Duncan Johnston-Watt I am stepping down as CEO of Cloudsoft. After nine years at the helm it is the right time for me personally to
June 2, 2017

Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Management Platforms Names Cloudsoft as a Representative Vendor

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
May 25, 2017

TMForum Live 2017!

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,
April 20, 2017

Introducing Cloudsoft AMP Bot for ChatOps

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
April 15, 2017

Montlake: Application Blueprinting in more detail

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
December 20, 2016

The Open Service Broker API and Why it Matters

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