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Big Game Hunting… In Paris???

Big Game Hunting… In Paris???

So here’s the scenario: I’m in Paris at the OpenStack Summit Fall 2014 and I’m on the hunt. I’m looking for the perfect partner to help us get this hot new offering, the Blue Box Cloud, Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) to market and I have some very specific criteria in mind.

I’m looking for an agile, mature, focused partner who values the cloud, who has a practice already spun up around OpenStack, who has trusted relationship in markets and verticals we’re not already in that’s looking for a differentiator technology offering to help solve real production-level customer problems and wants to move fast.

This partner has to be a true hybrid with...

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We like moving fast, so does Mendix

We like moving fast, so does Mendix

If we’ve said it once here at Blue Box, we’ve said it a thousand times, “let companies focus on application development, not on infrastructure.”
Blue Box Cloud was developed to do just that. Now we’re combining forces with Mendix, whose rapid app dev platform makes deploying apps to Blue Box Cloud as easy as a single click!

Mendix and Blue Box share a common passion for helping technology companies achieve and maintain a genuine competitive advantage in a world where there are two choices--innovate or perish. As much as the corporate IT department might want to keep up with cloud infrastructure needs, the demand from both the business and the market are often too much to handle without emerging...

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Finally, a Cloud that’s Channel Friendly!

Finally, a Cloud that’s Channel Friendly!

It’s been just about three months since Bob DeSantis and I joined Blue Box, eager to take Blue Box Cloud to market in a big way. We thought that we couldn’t possibly be more bullish about the opportunity back then. We were wrong.

We are extremely pleased to announce the launch of the Blue Box Cloud Partner Program

Truly a game-changer, the Blue Box Cloud Partner Program is designed to help partners generate and increase Cloud revenue today. How?

  • Speed: Blue Box Cloud can be implemented within hours while supporting a huge variety of use cases and fitting seamlessly into existing infrastructure.
     
  • Low...

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DevChix is now hosted by Blue Box

Blue Box is pleased to announce its sponsorship of DevChix, an online community for female programmers.

DevChix began as an online message board and mailing list for women in the programming community. Initially, it was a small network where women could come for coding advice.  Today, it is a thriving community where women discuss coding projects and experiences in their daily work lives. DevChix provides a friendly environment to express ideas and opinions in a constructive way...

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Code Climate hits 5,000 OSS projects

Congratulations to our friend and partner, Code Climate. They have added 5,000 Ruby projects to their free open source service in just seven months.

What is Code Climate? It’s a hosted quality analysis tool for Ruby applications that helps you take control of your technical debt and ship code faster. After each Git push, Code Climate analyzes your code for complexity, duplication, and common smells to determine changes in quality and surface technical debt hotspots. Real time notifications are then sent via Campfire chat,...

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Blue Box and Clustrix Announce Partnership

Blue Box and Clustrix were pleased to announce their new partnership today at the Percona Live conference in New York.

Accompanying the announcement was the release of a white paper detailing the results of the first comprehensive benchmark of Rails implementations on MySQL and MySQL-compatible databases.

For more information on the partnership and the white paper, click here.

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RubyGems!

Here at Blue Box, we love the Ruby community and love to give back to it any way we can. To that end, we try to sponsor the thought-leaders, organizations and groups who make the community so great through their innovation, sharing, and thought provocation.

Today we’re are announcing another step we are taking to support this great community.  We are really pleased to announce our sponsorship of RubyGems. And now a word from the sponsored:

“RubyCentral is proud to announce that Blue Box has generously donated resources to RubyGems! As most of you know, RubyGems is administered by RubyCentral but wouldn't be possible without the...

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Blue Box Sponsors Ruby Rogues and Ruby Freelancers

Blue Box is proud to announce its sponsorship of the highly regarded and slightly renegade Ruby Rogues podcast and its sister site Ruby Freelancers.

Not familiar with the charming Rogues yet?  They are Rubyists of varying notoriety and fame who challenge Ruby and Rails culture and practices in conversations that regularly explore lessons learned from other languages, programming paradigms, and their own experiences. Their weekly podcasts consist of a rotating panel of Rogues and guest speakers including community notables and...

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O Music Awards: What a Show!

After huge success with the O Music Awards the past two years, Viacom Music Group wanted to really raise the bar with this year’s event.

Happy Cog, a very well regarded web design and UX/UI firm (and Blue Box partner), created an amazing online portal for fans to participate in and watch the event. Blue Box hosted the OMA site, partnering with Happy Cog and MTV to ensure it ran as it was designed to do and handle large traffic spikes without any interruption for the fans.

How did things go? Well, The Flaming Lips...

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Blue Box Announces New Partnership with Code Climate

As part of our continuing effort to bring you cutting edge tools and services that help you better manage your applications, Blue Box is pleased to announce a new partnership with Code Climate.

What is it, you ask? Code Climate is a hosted quality analysis tool for Ruby applications that helps you take control of your technical debt and ship code faster. After each Git push, Code Climate analyzes your code for complexity, duplication, and common smells to determine changes in quality and surface technical debt hotspots.  Real time notifications are then sent via...

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