Posts from Simon Freedman

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator

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Cloud Services

To grow your business, cloud providers need to continuously innovate, introduce new services and offer features that make life easier. At Flexiant, we aim to arm you with the tools to find new ways to make it easier for you to run and monetize your cloud business, as well as to improve your customer’s experience of your services. As a result, however familiar you already are with Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, you may not be aware of all it has to offer. Here are five things you may not already know that could be of interest.
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Why is Traffic Management Critical to the Bottom Line for Service Providers?

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Cloud service providers

The days when users were prepared to wait a few seconds for websites to respond are long gone. Consider that 47% of consumers expect a web page to load in 2 seconds or less and 40% of people abandon a website that takes more than 3 seconds to load. Or consider that a one second delay in page response can result in a 7% reduction in conversions. We have become so used to near-instant responses that unless businesses are able to deliver this kind of performance on their web applications, they are potentially putting their revenue, brand awareness and productivity in jeopardy.
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New Cloud-Based Solutions to Triple: Cloud Service Providers Rejoice!

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Cloud management

IDC predicts that the number of new cloud-based solutions will triple in the next four to five years. To examine the current status of cloud deployment in the context of different vertical industries, IDC identified industry drivers and barriers of using cloud technology and presented insights in terms of how to leverage cloud computing to create new value.
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Creating a truly elastic Spark cluster with Chef and Concerto

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Chef

Last night saw the latest Chef Users London meetup, held in Accenture’s impressive Fenchurch Street offices. As usual for Chef’s London meetups, there was a great turnout, with participants from across the DevOps spectrum. This meant there was a wide range of experience in the room, and even by Chef’s usual meetup standards we had a particularly engaged and interactive audience, which made for some interesting discussions.
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A 7 Step Guide to Getting Started with Flexiant Concerto

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Flexiant Concerto

We want you to make the most out of Flexiant Concerto, the fastest way to build, deploy and automate applications consistently across any cloud.

Getting started with Flexiant Concerto is easy. If you’ve already signed up, or if you are still investigating how Flexiant Concerto can help you, read our seven-step guide on getting started.
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