Category: Services

TeamDrive SecureOffice: Seamless and secure document processing for smartphones and tablets

September 4, 2013 |

With “TeamDrive SecureOffice” the German vendor TeamDrive, known for its secure enterprise cloud storage solutions, and Picsel, the Smart Office manufacturer, have joined forces to launch the first secure office solution for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. TeamDrive SecureOffice presents itself as the first Dropbox-like synchronization solution with built-in office document handling and end-to-end [...]

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openQRM 5.1 is available: OpenStack and Eucalyptus have a serious competitor

September 3, 2013 |

openQRM project manager Matt Rechenburg already told me some of the new features of openQRM 5.1 at the end of July. Now the final release has been released with additional functions. The overall picture looks really promising. Although the heading at first can suspect that openQRM is something completely new, which is trying to outstrip [...]

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Exclusive: openQRM 5.1 to be extended with hybrid cloud functionality and integrates Amazon AWS and Eucalyptus as a plugin

July 30, 2013 |

It’s happening soon. This summer openQRM 5.1 will be released. Project manager and openQRM-Enterprise CEO Matt Rechenburg already has told me some very interesting new features. In addition to a completely redesigned backend design the open source cloud infrastructure software from Cologne, Germany will be expanded with hybrid cloud functionality by integrating Amazon EC2, Amazon [...]

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Application Lifecycle Engine: cloudControl launched Private Platform-as-a-Service

July 29, 2013 |

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider cloudControl has published its Application Lifecycle Engine, a private PaaS based on the technologies of its public PaaS. With it the Berlin based company wants to give companies the ability to operate a self-managed PaaS in the own data center in order to get more control over the location of the data [...]

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Version 4.1: arago makes its AutoPilot fit for the future

June 14, 2013 |

The automation experts of arago have released the latest version of their AutoPilot. Thus, the company from Frankfurt, Germany promises an even more flexible and secure IT operation with their knowledge-based automation solution. The AutoPilot can automatically carry out tasks within an IT operation and thus relieve IT departments of their routine tasks. The most [...]

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Big Data in the Cloud: AWS Data Pipeline and Amazon Redshift

[ 0 ] January 30, 2013 |

Amazon powerful upgraded its cloud infrastructure for big data. With the AWS Data Pipeline now a service (currently in beta) is available to automatically move and handle data across different systems. Amazon Redshift is a data warehouse in the cloud, which will be ten times faster than previously available solutions. AWS Data Pipeline With the [...]

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Microsoft solutions for the private cloud

[ 0 ] December 28, 2012 |

Given recent political developments not only in Germany, which will enable authorities, tap off data in the cloud, the trend to build own private clouds will increase. One reason to evaluate current solutions. After I presented with openQRM, Eucalyptus, OpenStack, CloudStack and OpenNebula some open source candidates (German), today it’s time for Microsoft’s solutions. In [...]

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HP Discover: Stackato based private PaaS extends HPs cloud portfolio

[ 0 ] December 7, 2012 |

During the HP Discover there was not much coverage about it, but as Ben Kepes found out, HP extends its cloud portfolio with a private platform-as-a-service (PaaS). The platform based on Stackato, which is a fork of Cloud Foundry. HP Platform-as-a-Service HP itself describes the new enterprise focused platform as an application platform for the [...]

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The Future of Cloud Computing? Private Cloud Management-as-a-Service”

[ 0 ] October 12, 2011 |

When companies thinking about Cloud Computing they are always faced with topics like security and data privacy. Their fear and the risk is to high to suffer from data loss or that trespassers get access to the business critical data. The way into the public cloud is therefore increasingly weighed. The swedish company Witsbits comes [...]

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“MARS-o-Matic” or design your (cloud) infrastructure the mobile way.

[ 0 ] October 8, 2011 |

As you might have seen the world becomes more and more mobile. And even IT-infrastructure designer or should I better use the new paradigm “cloud designer” ;) need new ways to work independently from a “fat” notebook and use new technologies like the iPad or Android tablets. My friends from the automation experts arago aka [...]

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Development-as-a-Service is the future of Platform-as-a-Service

[ 0 ] September 17, 2011 |

There is a basic opinion on the net that “PaaS Is The Future Of Cloud Services”. I also share this opinion but I go one step further: “Development-as-a-Service is the future of Platform-as-a-Service”! Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) helps you to host, debug and execute your application over its whole lifecycle. Therefore PaaS offers an infrastructure stack (like [...]

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