Blue Box

NEWS // Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE

Cloudsoft Taps IBM Cloud to Give Clients More Privacy and Control Over Data

Deploys Application Management Software on OpenStack-powered private clouds in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, helping clients build global hybrid cloud environments

ARMONK, NY - 23 Jun 2016: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Cloudsoft, a provider of hybrid cloud application management software, will run its flagship product, Cloudsoft Application Management Platform (AMP), on the IBM Cloud. This allows Cloudsoft to expand its global footprint while maintaining privacy and control over its clients’ data.

As part of the agreement,...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

IBM Delivers Local Cloud-as-a-Service With OpenStack-Powered Blue Box

Companies can now deploy applications as a service within their own data centers on private clouds

TOKYO — OPENSTACK SUMMIT — October 27, 2015 — Following IBM’s recent announcement that it is delivering Platform-as-a-Service capabilities to client data centers with Bluemix Local, today IBM is expanding its portfolio with IBM Blue Box Local. The OpenStack-powered Infrastructure-as-a-Service will provide companies with an on-premises private cloud environment that is operated by IBM within their data center of choice, offering companies the benefits of cloud without having to maintain it.

The availability of IBM Blue Box is significant for organizations in regulated industries such as banking, healthcare and financial services that must follow strict mandates and internal policies for how security, compliance and sensitive customer data is handled. It extends the experience of Blue Box Dedicated to a company’s choice of premises by delivering identical...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

IBM Extends Open Cloud Initiatives by Bringing Blue Box Cloud to Its Global Network of Data Centers

Customers like Cloudsoft can now deploy and manage their applications on OpenStack® based private clouds from IBM Cloud data centers worldwide

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — OPENSTACK SILICON VALLEY — August 26, 2015 — IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure.

Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud deployment models—public, private...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

IBM Acquires Blue Box to Accelerate Open Hybrid Clouds

Blue Box strengthens IBM Cloud leadership position in private and hybrid clouds; simplifies running private clouds using OpenStack-based solutions

ARMONK, N.Y - 03 Jun 2015:IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has acquired Blue Box Group, Inc., a managed private cloud provider built on OpenStack.

Blue Box is a privately held company based in Seattle that provides businesses with a simple, private cloud as a service platform, based on OpenStack. Customers benefit from the ability to more easily deploy workloads across hybrid...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

Blue Box Builds Enterprise Edition of Hosted Private Cloud as a Service

Dell, Tesora, trilioData and Alert Logic Support Blue Box in Delivery of Product Targeting Enterprise Cloud Buyers

VANCOUVER, British Columbia // OPENSTACK SUMMIT //
May 18, 2015 —
Blue Box, a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered hosted and on-prem PCaaS solutions, has launched a new enhanced version of its Blue Box Cloud product, targeting enterprise IT buyers who have high demands with regard to performance and service levels.

The company made the announcement today at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver.

Blue Box Cloud Enterprise edition complements the standard edition of Blue Box Cloud. The Enterprise Edition features Dell PowerEdge R630 servers running the Intel® Xeon® processor family E5-2600 v3 with hyper-threading. Blue Box Cloud Enterprise servers offer 96 physical cores and 96 hyper-threads,...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

Blue Box Cloud On-Prem Edition Delivers No-Headache Private Cloud in Your Cage

Deployed in the Customer’s Data Center and Remotely Managed by Blue Box Product is Expected to Be in General Availability by Q3.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia // OPENSTACK SUMMIT //
May 18, 2015 —
Blue Box is preparing for general availability of the company’s on-premises edition of Blue Box Cloud. Blue Box Cloud On-Prem for Enterprises is a product designed specifically to resolve challenges that the vast majority of enterprises face when implementing private cloud—cloud operations.

Blue Box, a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered hosted and on-premises private cloud-as-a-service solutions, made the announcement today at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. The company will release the offering in general availability at the beginning of Q3.

Blue Box Cloud On-Prem for Enterprises is built with the same architecture as the industry-leading Blue...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

London Data Center Comes Online, While Europe Team Gains New Leadership for Blue Box Cloud

Blue Box Cloud Lights in London with Partner TelecityGroup; Regional Sales and Partnership Efforts to be Led by Industry Veteran Steve Charnock.

SEATTLE, Wash., May 6, 2015 — Blue Box, a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered hosted and on-prem private cloud-as-a-service solutions, has thrown the switch turning on its London cloud data center announced in March of this year.

In partnership with TelecityGroup, whom the company selected as its data center partner in London, Blue Box now has a second availability zone in Europe, with the first being in Zurich. Now available for new Blue Box Cloud implementations, their new point of presence launched on schedule, May 1.

“We chose TelecityGroup and its Powergate location as it is one of Europe’s most...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

Blue Box Gains Comprehensive Security Operations Center with Alert Logic

Companies Partner to Bring Alert Logic Cloud Defender Technology to Blue Box Cloud


SEATTLE, Wash., April 27, 2015 — Blue Box has teamed with Alert Logic to bring Cloud Defender—the company’s cloud security technology—to Blue Box Cloud customers.

Blue Box, a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered hosted and on-prem private cloud-as-a-service solutions, is working with Alert Logic to integrate its Threat Manager product into its Blue Box Cloud lineup. Blue Box selected Alert Logic due to its flexible deployment architecture, specifically its ability to work with both bare-metal instances and in virtualized environments with consistent performance.

“Alert Logic has a full-featured security operations center staffed with security and compliance experts who understand not only their product, but also the attack surface that cloud environments face,” said Hernan Alvarez, chief product officer at Blue Box. “Like us, they’ve been in the operations business for 10+ years, plus they have mature products and an impressive...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

Penton Technology Names Blue Box to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

8th Annual Report Identifies World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

SEATTLE, Wash., April 8, 2015 — Blue Box—a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered PCaaS solutions—has been listed on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). The complete 501 list is currently available on the MSPmentor website (registration required to view). Blue Box ranked in the top 50 companies on this year’s listing.

“As public cloud started to take off five to 10 years ago, customers started asking us for a way to consume private cloud on the same terms as public cloud: granular pricing, near-on-demand capacity, managed services,” said Hernan Alvarez, chief product officer at Blue Box. “That’s why we built Blue Box Cloud, and it’s awesome to see surveys like MSPmentor’s 501 Global...

READ MORE SHARE

PRESS RELEASE

Seven Presentations From Blue Box Experts Selected for OpenStack Summit

Sessions on containers, Rally performance testing and an encore performance titled Mad Stacks: Beyond Thunderdome slated for May event in Vancouver.

SEATTLE, Wash., March 26, 2015 — Engineering and technical leaders from Blue Box—a Seattle-based provider of on-demand OpenStack-powered PCaaS solutions—have been selected to present in seven different sessions at the OpenStack Summit taking place May 18 – 22 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Read more about Blue Box and the OpenStack Summit on our blog. Blue Box will exhibit in booth T5 at the Summit. You can schedule a one-on-one session with Blue Box engineering, executive and sales leadership by completing this form. For more info on the Summit, or to register to attend, click here.

“Open source is the right way to build cloud, and OpenStack is the best way to...

READ MORE SHARE

{title}
Q

Read all about it. Read all about it.
The latest updates on Blue Box.


Hot off the presses.