SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8

As a SUSE partner I am delighted to announce SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8.

Delivers expanded interoperability, scalability & flexibility

SUSE OpenStack Cloud is the open source private cloud solution of choice for enterprise business, providing the agility to deliver faster time to market and the innovation needed to quickly respond to today’s every-changing business-critical demands.

Released today, SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 is based on the Pike OpenStack release, giving a host of new features for businesses including:

  • Bare Metal provisioning: Provides customers with the ability to quickly and easily provision bare metal servers. Ideal for applications like HPC, real-time systems, Big Data/Machine Learning, legacy applications, etc.
  • Distributed backup/restore DRaaS Platform: Avoid downtime and service interruption with the ability to automate the data backup and restore process
  • Expanded scalability to support large deployments: Providing the scalability enterprise customers need as they continue to expand their use of cloud
  • Dual lifecycle tool options – Crowbar & Cloud Lifecycle Manager (CLM): Giving customers flexible options for deploying and maintaining their OpenStack environment
  • Extended 3-year lifecycle support: Meet enterprise customers needs for longer maintenance and rollout timeframes
  • Support for NSX-V: Expanded interoperability for customers looking to leverage software-defined networking capabilities

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 stands out for the flexibility of deployment options, which help to reduce the complexity of operating OpenStack software.

Few competitors are able to match the breadth of hardware certification and hypervisor support that SUSE OpenStack Cloud offers, giving your customers more choice in how they deploy their software-defined infrastructure.”

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The Trade House has Been Relaunched

I am pleased to announce that I have relaunched The Trade House. The Trade House is now integrated in to this website and comprises the following

The Trade House combines the following activities of mine.

The Weekly Deals Free Sheet


The Trade Counter

Partner Program

With more tools for business coming soon.

I am delighted with this new innovation and delighted also to relaunch The Trade Counter.

Virtual Office Is Now Available For Churches and Non Profits!

Yes, I am delighted to announce that my VirtualOffice product now has a product suitable for churches and local community non profit organisations.

“ChurchCRM is a free church management platform. Manage your congregation’s information, online and in person giving, groups, church, sunday school attendance and much more.”

For more information on ChurchCRM and VirtualOffice, please use the form belo to contact me.

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Update:: VirtualOffice and PersonalCloud

Most VirtualOffice and PersonalCloud customers will be aware but this post is formal notice that I eventually I did not sell these product lines as the buyers failed to complete the purchase.

Emergency work  is taking place to reverse enabling work for the sale and all customer data is safe and secure.

I look forward to working with customers old and new of both product lines going forward. Some new products will be added shortly.


New Product: Personal Cloud

I am delighted to now be able to offer the new “Personal Cloud” product for individuals and families. Based on Nextcloud, this product blends professional life with personal life seamlessly and provides an integrated suite of tools that covers the following facets of life:

  • Music
  • Photographs
  • Media
  • Tasks and Calendar
  • Personal Documents
  • Email
  • Contact Management
  • Chat
  • Video Conferencing

The price of Personal Cloud starts at £3.00 per month.

You can read more about Personal Cloud by clicking here

For more information, please use the form below to contact me.

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