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CliQr Named 2014 Gartner Cool Vendor

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014

Last Friday was a significant day for CliQr, we were named “Cool Vendor in Cloud Management, 2014” by the leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. Each year, Gartner publishes a series of research reports in key technology areas that highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. We are more than proud to be included. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player We believe this inclusion validates our application-centric approach to cloud migration and management– an...

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Video: How To Launch An Application on Any Cloud

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014

As part of our App Store launch last month, we produced a series of videos that help people get started with CliQr during a Test Flight, highlighting just how easy our platform is to use.  The first of those videos shows how to launch an application: During a Test Flight, application launching is limited to 3 public clouds (AWS, Google, and HP) but with a paid subscription, you can launch apps on any of the public or private clouds we...

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Best @hpcloud sizing for N-tier #Java #webapp?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014

Figuring out all the different combinations of memory, # of CPUs, storage size, storage performance, network performance, and price, figuring out the right instance sizing for the different layers of an N-tier Java webapp in the cloud, any cloud, is a difficult task.  If you were to manually benchmark all relevant combinations, it would take a lot of labor and get expensive.  CliQr CloudCenter greatly simplifies this task, or any cloud benchmarking for that matter. The goal of this experiment is to establish a...

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#GCE Price Drop Impact on an N-tier #Java Webapp

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014

It’s been an exciting week in the IaaS market this week with price drops coming both from Google and Amazon within 24 hours of each other.  Yesterday, in response to the Google news, we asked the question “OK, there’s been a price drop, how do you take advantage of it?”  and we updated that post today given Amazon’s news. The reality is, as pricing wars rage and new instance types become available, the only way you can determine whether or not it’s worth your time to move from one cloud provider to...

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Taking advantage of cloud pricing or instance type news

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014

UPDATED 3/26 AFTER AWS PRICE DROP Tuesday at their GCPLive event, Google announced a 32% price drop on all sizes of instance types in all regions.  A continuation of a public cloud war, this comes on the heels of a RightScale analysis on Friday that showed that the top four public cloud providers (AWS, Google, Azure, and Rackspace) dropped prices 25 times in 2013 after doing so 22 times in 2012. And then Wednesday at it’s AWS Summit event in San Francisco, AWS announced a series of price drops, the most eye...

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