September Newsletter: Cost Savings, Innovation and Opportunities 

Cloud Service Providers

This month we welcome Caravan Aero to the Flexiant family. As the latest telecom operator wanting to differentiate, Caravan Aero plans to reduce its customers’ operating costs by at least 25% with Flexiant. You can learn more about telecom operators’ risks and opportunities as well by downloading the whitepaper.
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Commentary: Are MSPs Becoming Software Companies?

Cloud management

Managed hosting and cloud computing service provider, Logicworks published a blog recently on why cloud MSPs are software companies. We asked our CTO Alex Bligh and VP of Product Marco Meinardi to comment on it. You can read Alex Bligh’s comments here.
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VMworld: Is Project Skyscraper Another VMware Lock In Strategy?

VMworld

Last week at VMworld 2015, VMware revealed a new set of hybrid cloud capabilities for vSphere through a technology preview, Project Skyscraper. VMware claims Project Skyscraper will enable customers to seamlessly (or rather, more seamlessly than before) extend their data center to the public cloud or extend the public cloud to their data center. The plan is for Project Skyscraper to be a seamless extension across boundaries with enterprise-level security and business continuity customers need.
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New Feature: Easily Migrate VMs from vSphere to Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator

Cloud Services
We have been drip feeding new Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator v5.5 features over the past month. In our mission to continuously innovate so that telcos and service providers can arm themselves to compete, some of the latest features include private IP address space management, widget plugins and our JavaScript API.
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Are Cloud Management Tools Really Lagging?

Cloud management

Analyst firm Gartner is pointing the finger at cloud management tools suggesting that “the tools available for businesses to manage their use of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing services are not as mature as the public cloud services themselves,” according to a Network World article.
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