Consortium creates the MultiClouds Alliance designed to evolve technologies focused on multi-clouds, DevOps and business-driven quality of service
Edinburgh, UK – 10 November 2015 – MODAClouds, funded by the European Commissions’ FP7 Cooperation in ICT program, has concluded with the release of MODAClouds DevOps Toolbox for Multi-Clouds. The Toolbox includes solutions that help DevOps identify the right clouds for their applications based on business considerations, supports users in defining the architecture of their application, its Quality of Service (QoS) requirements and any technological constraint and supports execution, monitoring, SLA management, and automatic and intelligent runtime reconfiguration of the application. These are available for testing via three public demonstrator tools at MultiCloudDevOps.com.
Craig Sheridan, Head of Research Projects, Flexiant said, “During the duration of the MODAClouds project, we used our lean startup approach towards feature integration into our Flexiant Concerto product. The outcome of the research project is to deliver solution demonstrators that companies can review as they seek to develop new technologies.”
For those companies interested in commercially viable multi-cloud solutions already available in the market, Flexiant Concerto is available today. It enables DevOps to build, deploy, configure, run, publish, monitor, load balance and auto-scale applications straight to the cloud or multiple clouds of their choice.”
MODAClouds MultiClouds Alliance
Launched as a result of the research project, the MultiClouds Alliance was established to promote and evolve technologies focused on multi-clouds, DevOps and business-driven QoS. The MODAClouds Alliance seeks new members to join. Membership is open to any organization willing to participate, as members or associates, in the promotion and the development of the future of technologies for multi-cloud scenarios. Sign up here.
The initiative is supported by world class companies such as CA, ATOS, Politecnico Di Milano and other members of the consortium with relevance in the European academic and industry areas.
Marco Comastri, President of EMEA at CA Technologies said, “MODAClouds is further illustration of our commitment to help customers deploy, measure and ease the use of their cloud services. We are proud to engage on this European project with prestigious partners and with the support of the European Commission.”
The Alliance can be contacted via the website multiclouddevops.com/contact.html.
MODAClouds is a collaborative research partially funded by European Commission through the programme FP7 Cooperation in ICT in the period 2012-2015. The MODAClouds project consisted of a consortium of leading European companies and research institutions; Politecnico Di Milano (Italy), Sintef (Norway), Institutul E-Austria Timisoara (Romania), Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine (U.K.), Softeam (France), Siemens (Romania), BOC Information Systems (Austria), Flexiant (U.K.), Atos (Spain), and CA Technologies Development (Spain).
Flexiant provides solutions aimed solely at helping service providers capture the cloud market opportunity. Its portfolio of solutions includes Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator and Flexiant Concerto. Since 2009 Flexiant has armed service providers with the solutions necessary to launch revenue generating cloud services quickly and easily.
Flexiant has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management and received the Info-Tech Research Group Trendsetter Award for two consecutive years. Flexiant is a Gold Parallels Partner and a Dell certified technology partner. Customers include Brinkster, Acens part of Telefonica Group, FailProof Technology and ThinkGrid Ceano, part of Colt Telecom. Flexiant is also a key participant in the EU’s Horizon 2020 program. For more information visit www.flexiant.com.
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