Sentinel.la | LATAM startups play global | OpenStack Monitoring & Healthcheck

Sentinel.la is not just another startup supported on the open source community mattress. It’s a live proof that LATAM’s talent is playing global. Founders Memo and Paco have been closed to OpenStack foundation over the last four years. They have a HUGE experience operating it. Sentinel.la has launched its beta last week. You would identify the value of the solution just seeing their posts and … Continue reading Sentinel.la | LATAM startups play global | OpenStack Monitoring & Healthcheck

Nuage Networks: Agility relies on the overlay

Cell phones are keeping network configurations among different zones. No matters where you are, or what antennas, routers or switches your data/voice is being transferred through; you will be connected to your loved ones for sure. Your private cloud is distributed among different spots. Instances are moving among clusters or facilities driven by power/hardware failures, performance or proximity. Wouldn’t it be cool if instances’ network settings and rules could be taken wherever … Continue reading Nuage Networks: Agility relies on the overlay

2nd #OpenStackDayLATAM coming on June 2nd #OpenStackHablaEspañol

KIO is supporting the 2nd version of the OpenStack Day LATAM in Mexico City again… This will be done on June 2nd… We are very excited and feeling a much better synergy around. ¿Ya están listos para el evento más importante de código abierto? ¡Muy pronto! http://t.co/g8CErHKDxp pic.twitter.com/HL8LLgaJnT — OpenStack LATAM (@OpenStack_AL) April 8, 2015 Just the first day we’ve published the web info, we’ve got … Continue reading 2nd #OpenStackDayLATAM coming on June 2nd #OpenStackHablaEspañol

Rules of the game “PCI Compliance” | CHANGE as a Service

Marco, amazing note. You have exposed everything to get the PCI Compl. thanks It’s a pleasure announce that in September of this year, all datacenters in México, Central America and Caribbean had the certification as PCI Compliance. via Rules of the game “PCI Compliance” | CHANGE as a Service. Continue reading Rules of the game “PCI Compliance” | CHANGE as a Service

Managed Services: the real business behind cloud. What about LATAM?

Some days ago I was discussing with an important analyst about cloud trends in LATAM. Usually stats show an amazing growth rate for Cloud services between 30% and 60% – the rate depends on the region and the scoped services- Personally I feel these stats show trends that requires to be drilled down to understand how exactly it’s affecting you. Today, thanks to the quick adoption of cloud … Continue reading Managed Services: the real business behind cloud. What about LATAM?

Openstack: More advanced ways to control your coming-in traffic with Neutron

In my previous post “THERE’S REAL MAGIC BEHIND OPENSTACK NEUTRON” I’ve talked how OpenStack Neutron and OpenVSwitch work together to provide basic network virtual elements to your project. You can create virtual routers, get network services like DHCP and DNS to your assets, Floating IP addresses and private subnets. Besides all this important stuff – basically you cannot be efficient enough to build your web … Continue reading Openstack: More advanced ways to control your coming-in traffic with Neutron

What do I have to choose to efficiently store, protect and manage my private cloud’s data?

The amount of available storage systems in the market have increased in my radar during the last months therefore the complexity to choose one of them – I am personally afraid of choosing one now and regret it later, aren´t you? –  The storage ecosystem is changing so fast that probably if you select something now, the criterion that you have just used won’t work few months later. This new trend of software defined something that has blessed the storage field and now … Continue reading What do I have to choose to efficiently store, protect and manage my private cloud’s data?

Heat: Orchestration improvements on Openstack Havana #OpenstackHablaEspañol

At this very moment, the first OpenStack Day in LATAM is taking place at the Word Trade Center in Mexico City. We are pretty happy with all the people that have came -around 250 techies-. The first OpenStack summit in USA just got an attending of 60 guys, so, I think it’s a very nice starting point for the community in LATAM. In one of my previous notes I … Continue reading Heat: Orchestration improvements on Openstack Havana #OpenstackHablaEspañol

Backup as a Service: the most challenged operation and an overdue bill

A traditional backup solution means to implement agents in every server that copy the data in a consistent and recoverable way to a secondary disk system or directly to tape. The way that you set your backup architecture and components is defined by the type of data, its size, its growth rate and the topology of your IT components (sites, network performance, geographies). Also, you … Continue reading Backup as a Service: the most challenged operation and an overdue bill

The difference between an open standard and an enterprise cloud model

One year ago we decided to create our cloud called open edition as a response to the Mexican market demand for better resources at small prices. At this time we were offering just one flavor related to server virtualization with a lower level of automation. Today, there is a strong growing need for more automated and full orchestrated infrastructure A global full orchestrated and packed … Continue reading The difference between an open standard and an enterprise cloud model