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5 Reasons HyperGrid is going to Rock #DockerCon: #4 Running Stateful Apps on Containers

By | March 24, 2017

Last week we kicked off our countdown to #DockerCon and our sponsorship of this year’s conference. The benefits of containerizing apps is hugely  important to us here at HyperGrid, and we recently shared that our HyperCloud Block Storage Volume Plugin has been “Docker Certified” and is available in the Docker

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5 Reasons HyperGrid is going to ROCK #DockerCon
The Countdown Begins!

By | March 16, 2017

We’re so excited to be sponsoring #DockerCon this year. It’s been a big year for us so far – we recently announced what we’ve achieved since launching HyperGrid in July 2016. One major accomplishment in Q4 of last year was our launch of HyperCloud, our full-stack on premises enterprise cloud platform.

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HyperCloud Block Storage Service (Now With Docker Certified Plugin)

By | March 1, 2017

We’re excited to be announcing the availability of a certified volume plugin for the HyperCloud Block Storage Service in the Docker Store. This plugin enables the first fully automated storage service for containerized applications. With HyperCloud, deploying stateful applications on containers can be done in a single click while adhering

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Fortune 500 Real Estate Firm Deploys Apps 2.5x Faster through Infrastructure Transformation

By | February 17, 2017

A Fortune 500 real estate company utilizing multiple cloud platforms (including Microsoft Azure and AWS) for both development and production activities needed an integrated cloud management platform.  The customer was experiencing several acute issues: Cost control over shadow IT. Developers were incurring significant expenses without IT oversight Security and privacy

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How A Large Bank’s I&O Team Self-Provisions Infrastructure and Application Services in Minutes not Days

By | February 3, 2017

We recently completed a project at one of the largest banks in Southeast Asia. The IT organization was looking to accelerate the delivery of infrastructure and application services to support the growing demands of application development teams building business applications that drive competitive advantage for the bank. In the absence

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An interview with Amjad Afanah (@amjadafanah) at #GartnerDC 2016

By | December 14, 2016

Last week I had the chance to talk with Gartner at the #GartnerDC2016 conference about how digital disruption is transforming IT.  Some of the key takeaways from our conversation include the following: IT is becoming the bottleneck in delivering applications in a timely manner. As a result, many business users

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#ITDelivered — HyperGrid’s Key Takeaways from Gartner Data Center Conference

By | December 7, 2016

I’m currently at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas with the HyperGrid team. This year there are around 100 IT vendors in attendance and other thousands of participants from around the world. One of the key tweets from #GartnerDC articulates that “current IT models are not working. It’s

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HyperCloud Delivers 5 Layers of Security for your Containerized Applications

By | December 2, 2016

HyperGrid recently announced the availability of HyperCloud, a hybrid cloud service that offers application, platform and infrastructure services to accelerate transformation and delivery of business applications. HyperCloud provides a full scale-out application platform to your datacenter as a service, delivering true cloud agility and economics inside your own datacenter. One

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HyperForm Accelerating Application Migration to Microsoft Azure

By | November 29, 2016

Cloud adoption is one of the fastest growing trends in IT, bringing tremendous benefits to users. Most enterprises however still spend significant time and resources managing their legacy applications. Legacy applications and architectures are more cumbersome and costlier to maintain than their cloud native counterparts; however, these applications cannot be

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