Openstack

#EMCWorld14: Redefine our business, but let’s keep the traditional stuff for a while

Joe Tucci have told that EMC will support you to reach what we can say the third platform generation (mobile, cloud, big data…). But also, there will be the traditional applications like Oracle, SAP, IBM, Java… – don’t kill the messenger, he has showed their logos pretty clear in his slide as the traditional stuff – (What a nice stage, EMC knows how to impress customers) Redefine is a strong word, I have to concede that EMC is being through a journey []

First OpenStack Foundation Day in LATAM

April 29th we have our first OpenStack Day in LATAM sponsored by several companies like Rackspace, Arista, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Huawei, Oracle, VMWare… and of course KIO. You could se more details at https://openstackdaylatam.com The main target is take OpenStack’s community closer to our region and prepare our market’s leaders to get advantage from this amazing new trend. We’ll have speakers like Alan Clark –I will listen to him for the first time ever, Do you believe it?- It would be nice to have []

Multi-Cloud Managers speed Hybrid’s Adaptation

I’ve got a couple of positive comments to my last note about hybrid clouds: “Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?” that makes me pointing out some other thoughts to this kind of topics in regards to solutions known as multi-cloud managers. This note addresses some of the trends that could make this open cloud model to get it absolutely commoditized to the point to getting it free of charge in the medium term, and pay for managed services and []

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 offering from big providers like Amazon and Rackspace have changed the way in which cloud is consumed. []

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud solution as PaaS based on SAP Landscape Virtualization Management First Openstack foundation member in LATAM First IT []

What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

Today’s Cloud Providers cannot play with only one product to attend to the market demand. Just a couple of years ago we used to have “the” cloud service to attend to all our requirements. At that time we have realized that costs, business objectives and legal/regulatory issues could change the way that customers consume it. To mention some examples here are: sensitive business data does need to be in country by law, that make customers look for local Cloud providers or  maybe []

The most skilled Openstack member in LATAM

Virtualization and Cloud are not synonymous. We (including You) certainly know that long time ago, right? You can even provide cloud-hosting services not using any hyper-visor at all. That sounds pretty basic, but a not less important part of companies in LATAM are just discovering this, most of them attracted by the economic benefits and to stay competitive and agile. Cloud today is defined on SEXY words like Automation, Orchestration, online Chargeback and immediate Elasticity. Nowadays the go-to market for this sort of services need to be in []