Posts from Marco Meinardi

Does Multi-Cloud Lead to Cloud Sprawl?

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Multi-Cloud

CIO published an article that said “the primary mission of the CIO is no longer to drive competitive advantage by balancing a cadence of enterprise-wide deployments with the ongoing maintenance of legacy infrastructure.” Instead it suggested that “the best CIOs will embrace public cloud technology, free themselves from infrastructure maintenance, and instead focus on ways to increase employee and customer engagement that drive business results.”
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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Cloud Management Solution

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Cloud Management Solution

We often hear horror stories from cloud service providers that have selected a cloud management (cloud orchestration) solution only to realize it doesn’t give them the capabilities required to launch a successful cloud. To help as you select your solution, here are 10 mistakes to avoid when selecting a cloud management (cloud orchestration) solution.
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5 Reasons You Need Infrastructure Blueprints

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Infrastructure Blueprints

Infrastructure blueprints are an important part of any service providers’ technology stack.

First, to ensure we are on the same page, I am referring to infrastructure blueprints in much the same way that blueprints are used in the construction industry. They contain all the key information and ‘bill of materials’ to successfully build and deploy applications in the cloud including server, software, storage, network, images and firewall details and how they relate together. 
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What a Roundtrip to Amazon and Back-Again Can Teach All Cloud Service Providers

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Cloud Service Providers

Zynga, a leading developer of the world’s most popular social games took a roundtrip journey from the public cloud and back again reported The Wall Street Journal. Why the trip? Zynga built its business on the Amazon cloud. It then transitioned to a private set up after spending $100 million to build its own data centers to handle the bulk of its computing, but Zynga has now decided to return to Amazon.
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Get New Flexiant APS Package for Odin Service Automation

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Odin

Today we are excited to announce the release of the latest APS Package for Odin Service Automation that controls the Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator API to integrate functionality into the Odin platform.
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