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An overview of CloudSigma Microsoft licensing framework

Here is an explanation of CloudSigma’s Microsoft licensing framework. Microsoft Windows Server This is licensed based on virtual cores. They are available for purchase on a subscription or burst usage basis. For all versions of Windows server we now use the Microsoft Windows Datacenter Edition from a licensing perspective. Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server is licensed based on pairs of …

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How to Use the OCRE Voucher Code with CloudSigma

About CloudSigma CloudSigma has recently been selected as one of the cloud partners for the initial phase of the OCRE project – the voucher program. For those of you who never heard of us – CloudSigma is one of the most customizable cloud providers on the market. Its focus is on open design and flexibility with regards to computing deployments. …

CloudSigma and the OCRE voucher program

CloudSigma selected for the initial voucher program of the OCRE project

The OCRE project The Open Clouds for Research Environments project (OCRE) was launched in 2019. Its aim is to bring together cloud providers, Earth Observation (EO) organizations, and the research and education community in order to accelerate cloud adoption. Cloud-based services offer the European research community a wealth of powerful tools. Unfortunately, for many researchers, these are currently out of …

Software Defined Networking

Introducing Next Generation Software Defined Networking

Imagine a fully integrated tool enabling software defined multi-tiered networking with integrating firewalling, quality of service, NAT, VPN and more. Combine this with an ability to switch packets at multi-gigabit speeds and an affordable price and you have CloudSigma’s new software defined network platform. Previously only achievable by integrating a combination of expensive proprietary hardware and software tools, CloudSigma’s new …

Earth Observation Sofia Hackathon

CloudSigma Sponsors Copernicus Hackathon in Sofia

CloudSigma is excited to sponsor the Copernicus Hackathon Sofia that is going to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 19-21 April, 2019. The organisers of the event are the RISK-SPACE-TRANSFER Aerospace Technology Transfer Office (RST-TTO) along with the Center for Excellence “Universities for Science, Informatics and Technologies in e-Society” (UNITe). It is Bulgaria’s first hackathon on the European Earth Observation …

Tokyo Cloud Launch

CloudSigma launches a Tokyo based cloud with IPS

CloudSigma is proud to announce that it has joined forces with Japanese Telecom industry leader IPS to deliver a Tokyo-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform. For the past 20 years, IPS has committed itself to building a robust telecommunication infrastructure and has grown into a full-fledged global company. The new partnership with CloudSigma will further allow IPS to provide public cloud IaaS …

CloudSigma in Geneva

CloudSigma Launches its Second Cloud in Switzerland

Since its launch in 2009 CloudSigma has been building a global network of cloud locations. This year we celebrate the launch of the company’s second Swiss cloud platform in the highly secure data center of Safe Host 2 (SH2) in Gland. The flexibility, adaptability and unparalleled performance of the CloudSigma platform find an ideal home at the highly secure data …

North America cloud

Better performance at lower prices – our U.S. cloud locations

We recently underwent a major infrastructure, connectivity and pricing upgrade to our cloud locations in mainland U.S. So we created this blog post to share the details about why we made that change, how you can take advantage of it and finally some of the really great things it means for our cloud going forward. Improved performance After introducing Intel …

Space Apps Hackathon CloudSigma Sponsorship

CloudSigma’s Public Cloud Fuels NASA Space Apps Hackathon Since 2013

Palo Alto, Calif. –September, 2018– CloudSigma is excited to sponsor NASA incubator innovation program, Space Apps for the sixth year in a row! This year’s edition, Space Apps Challenge hackathon 2018 will take place October 19-21. Space Apps is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. It is designed to pull together technologists, scientists, …

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CloudSigma launches a Dublin based Cloud with Servecentric

CloudSigma is proud to announce that it has partnered with Irish Managed Hosting & IT Services provider Servecentric to launch a Dublin-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform, Servecentric Enterprise Cloud. Servecentric has more than 15 years experience providing Data Center solutions such as colocation, connectivity and managed IT services. The new collaboration with CloudSigma will further Servecentric to provide …

CloudSigma and Apptus Platform

CloudSigma and Apptus Platform partner to offer IT consultancy to APAC clients

CloudSigma has entered a business cooperation partnership with software company Apptus Platform, aimed at expanding the business reach and service capabilities of both companies. Apptus Platform, which operates in New Zealand, Australia, and in the Philippines, has recently re-launched its brand and introduced its expanded array of services to the market. Apptus Platform specializes in the provision of a comprehensive …

HPE cloud services

CloudSigma with HPE Delivers Innovative Cloud Services around the Globe

​CloudSigma entered into an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) at the beginning of 2017 to enable leading IT service providers, data centers and telecommunication operators around the globe to deliver best-in-class cloud services to end-customers. CloudSigma and HPE’s collaboration offers a unique public cloud platform to IT service providers, data centers and telecommunication operators under the Cloud-as-a-Service model (CaaS). …