London, UK, 4 December 2013: Flexiant, a leading international provider of cloud orchestration software, announced today that it has partnered with Africa Cloud Services to facilitate its plans to expand into the African market. Recognizing the need for local service providers to meet customer demands for Pay-As-You-Go computing to reduce typical local overheads of expensive proforma software licensing, electricity and energy costs, and expensive bandwidth availability. Flexiant will use the local expertise and experience of Africa Cloud Services to capture this high-growth opportunity.
Service providers are hungry to stand up clouds quickly to meet expectations around rising demand, but the providers also need ways to differentiate their service offerings.
Join Research Director, Infrastructure Software at 451 Research, Michael Coté alongside CEO of ThinkGrid, Rob Lovell and SVP Product at Flexiant, Tony Lucas, in a webinar panel discussion on December 11, 2013 at 4pm GMT/11am EST as they discuss what the cloud service provider needs to succeed.
Research project to use crowd-sourcing tools to better understand and improve urban traffic infrastructure
Livingston and London, UK – 21 November 2013 – Flexiant today announced it has been selected as part of the multi-national FP7 MOVESMART project to provide the cloud infrastructure and orchestration platform for the research consortium.
MOVESMART aims to provide route mapping and flexible personal mobility services using a set of crowd-sourcing tools for collecting real-time information by multimodal travellers. At he core of MOVESMART is a hierarchical urban-traffic infrastructure that is hosted and maintained by cloud architecture. The project will enhance transport integration by working with electric car manufacturers, service providers and public authorities to create workable examples of the technology in two major cities with different profiles in terms of size and complexity of their transport network. Using real-time personalized mobility services based on crowd-sourced information from travellers, MOVESMART will gather anonymous data using either mobile data or via simple portable devices.
Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Helps Service Providers Commercialize the Cloud by Opening the Platform to OpenStack and Adding Functional Feature-Rich Services
London, UK – 19 November 2013 – Flexiant, an international provider of cloud orchestration software, today reveals how it is opening its platform to support OpenStack to solve the business challenges associated with the open source cloud management solution.
Service providers must have the functionality to commercialize their cloud offering, but the core OpenStack project currently lacks the ability to meet this business need. Flexiant announced its roadmap to be the orchestration layer on top of OpenStack that will enable service providers to launch differentiated cloud services, quickly and at scale.
Flexiant, a company that sells service providers software to help them start offering cloud services, has always maintained that its customers are able to differentiate themselves from one another.