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BLOG ARCHIVES // November 2014

EVENTS
Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference

Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference

Blue Box joins the OpenStack Pavilion in booth #339 at the Gartner Data Center conference in Las Vegas, Dec 2-5.
Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2014 will help I&O and Data Center professionals reliably deliver crucial IT services and drive improved levels of productivity and innovation at the same time. With a renewed focus on people, processes, technology and culture, attendees will learn how to select and prioritize I&O initiatives, manage ongoing...

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EVENTS

INTERFACE Seattle 2014

Come see Blue Box in booth #111 at INTERFACE Seattle 2014. INTERFACE is a private conference for invited technology professionals. This CPE-accredited educational conference for IT professionals focuses on the latest developments in information security, IT infrastructure and communications.

INTERFACE delivers vendor-agnostic educational seminars, round-tables and power panels, all of which are available for CPE accreditation.

See event details here.

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RESOURCES
Hosted Private Awesome Sauce

Hosted Private Awesome Sauce

Many entrepreneurs spend their days believing in the awesomeness of their product. So, when someone takes a close look at your offering, then publishes a report concluding that, yes, you might very well be on to something that’s stone-cold amazing, you do the only sensible thing:

You buy the reprint rights and give copies away.

That’s exactly what we did when the Forrester Hosted Private Cloud Solutions Wave, Q4 2014 ranked Blue Box Cloud as a Strong Performer, among household names that include CSC, HP, Dell, CenturyLink, Rackspace, Verizon and AT&T.

I’m not going to quote the report here or discuss its findings in any depth - we licensed it for your reading enjoyment, and you can download your...

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Blog
Le Grand Cirque: OpenStack Summit a smashing success…

Le Grand Cirque: OpenStack Summit a smashing success…

Settling back in after a week in Paris while fighting off jet lag, I spent some time musing on what could be summed up as the best week of all-things-OpenStack to date. The energy at the Palais de Congrés was electrifying, and the OpenStack community has moved beyond skepticism and doubt. Some of the saltiest commentators from OpenStack’s earliest days now share their enthusiasm for the progress the community has made and the state of the stack. While most everyone in the community acknowledges the long and arduous journey ahead of us, spending a few days together contemplating all that has been accomplished was well worth it.

In discussions with attendees, customers, analysts and press, a number of themes continuously bubbled to the surface:

OpenStack is in the Center Ring...

The Paris Summit sold out weeks ahead of time. With 4600+ in attendance and supported by 90+ sponsors, more than half of the attendees were first time OpenStack Summit participants and further, more than half were from...

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Q

Have you read the news?


Rumor has it this cloud thing is taking off.