Posts from Danielle Cook

‘Innovate or Die’ at HostingCon Europe 2014

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Public vs. Private Cloud

In less than two weeks, Tony Lucas, Flexiant’s founder will moderate the ‘Innovate or Die’ panel discussion at HostingCon 2014 in Amsterdam on Oct 15, 2014. The session asks is the hosting industry innovating rapidly enough? Could traditional hosting be squeezed out by new entrants and market shifts towards SaaS and next generation cloud? This session will provide viewpoints and insights from all sides of the ecosystem. Panellists include Art Zelle, CEO,, Colin Humphreys, Founder & CEO, Cloud Credo and Gordon Plant, VP Product, Basekit.
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15 of The Worst Cloud Computing Bits of Advice We’ve Heard

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Scale Out
It’s Friday, almost time for the weekend and a relaxing and fun read. In that spirit, we asked our team “What’s the worst advice you’ve heard relating to cloud computing for service providers or consumers of cloud.” Here’s a few of the answers…

1. Cloud is nothing more than automating the provisioning of IT infrastructure. Everything else remains the same. Same people, same buying patterns, same applications.

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Why Did FailProof Technology Pick Flexiant?

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Today we announced that FailProof Technology selected us, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, to power its cloud services. Want to learn more about FailProof Technology?

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FailProof Technology is your partner to cloud services with a comprehensive solution set, delivering everything from its powerful IaaS platform, FailProof-Cloud, to a dynamic catalogue of popular business solutions, all served up with the SMB marketplace in mind. FailProof Technology completes its offering with system admin services provided by its team of certified server engineers, and marketing services, to help your business promote your new cloud services provider (CSP) business.

FailProof Technology is with you every step of the way as you transform your MSP, VAR and IT professional business into a CSP business, and lead your customer base to high quality, customized cloud services.

President of FailProof Technology, Akaid Diaz, is truly passionate about helping SMBs transform into cloud service providers and we couldn’t be happier to be part of this mission. Akaid describes on his website FailProof Cloud, a solution built from the ground up to meet the needs of MSPs, VAR and IT professional community servicing the SMB marketplace. FailProof Cloud needed to be powerful, reliable and cost effective so Akaid and his team worked with technology partners to build a robust IaaS platform. FailProof-Cloud offers complete control of the technology stack, including IP address, security, encryption, vlans, subnets and more. The company’s partners have complete control of the technology they deploy and complete control of their client relations. The website says:

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Want Cloud in a Box?

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If you want to get cloud infrastructure up and running quickly, you want cloud in a box.


Today we announce our ability to offer cloud in a box in partnership with Boston on Supermicro Servers. Our joint cloud in a box offer gives cloud service providers and hosters the flexibility to get to market quickly, and test and develop new products and services that meet the needs of their customers.

Here’s the who, what, when, where and why about this partnership:

Who: Flexiant and our trendsetting product, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, and Boston, a preferred distribution partner for Supermicro.

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