Posts from Sarah Chatterton

How to use Spark across any cloud with Flexiant Concerto

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Flexiant Concerto

Yesterday we held a webinar with 451 Research and IBM about Big Data and the Rise of Spark.

The emergence of large scale Big Data projects continue to grow. This has fueled the need to process Big Data faster and is accelerating the adoption of new approaches and technologies. One such technology exploding in 2015 is Apache Spark.
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65% of IT Decision Makers to Partially Outsource Management of Public Cloud Workloads

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Cloud Services

A recent survey found that for managing public cloud workloads, 65% of companies plan to partially outsource management to a third-party, and 70% want a single vendor to manage all IT infrastructure. The survey of 100 IT decision makers and influencers in large and midsize US companies showed the strong connection between the use of public cloud infrastructure and managed cloud services.

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Chef Users London Features Flexiant

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Chef

On Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:30 PM, join us as we talk at the Chef Users London meet up. Our very own Javi Perez-Griffo will be explaining how Chef’s programmability helped them to create an elastic Apache Spark cluster as a service.
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7 Encouraging SMB Cloud Stats Not to Ignore

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Gaining market traction can be difficult which is why differentiation of business benefits and technology combined with great marketing is essential for cloud service providers. And that can be hard work. So, if you need a reminder why you are working hard to differentiate, here are 7 encouraging stats from the Odin SMB Cloud Insights Report:
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New Video! acens Differentiates, Reaches New Markets with Flexiant Concerto

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Acens

Spanish provider of cloud and hosting solutions since 1997, acens, a Telefonica company, had two challenges:

  • How to bring cloud to the mass market
  • How to extend its geographical research using cloud services from other providers

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