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How to Avoid a Hybrid IT Implementation Headache

Written by James Weir - 03 may 2016 16:00

Hybrid IT adoption continues to grow at an exponential pace. 15% of large enterprises already have a Hybrid environment in place, according to Gartner’s emerging technologies Hype Cycle, with that figure set to grow significantly in the next two to five years.

Enterprises are looking to take advantage of the agility benefits of new fast IT environments without sacrificing the control and security they have come to expect from traditional robust IT datacentres.

Bridging the gap between old and new is the key to headache-free Hybrid IT implementation, but that process inevitably presents a number of significant challenges.

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Supported Operating Systems for UForge AppCenter

Written by Elaine Muus - 05 april 2016 14:40

The following is a list of supported OSes that have been tested with UForge 3.6.

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Supported cloud and hypervisor formats in UForge

Written by Gillian Gover - 21 january 2016 10:47

Following Elaine's recent post on supported operating systems in the latest UForge AppCenter 3.6 release, here's a quick recap of the supported output formats (cloud, virtual and physical).

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And in other news .... hammr wins the OW2 Innovation Award

Written by Gillian Gover - 20 november 2015 13:59

fujitsu logoWe're wrapping up a great week here at UShareSoft. On Tuesday we announced that the company has been acquired by the Fujitsu Group, who will be integrating our UForge platform into their Cloud Service K5, part of the Digital Business MetaArc platform. Additionally, UShareSoft will be leading Fujitsu's new European cloud services R&D center to help drive the company's global cloud business.

Read the full press release here.

On the same day, UShareSoft's hammr project, also won the 2015 OW2 Innovation Award at this years Annual Conference. hammr is an open source command line tool, based on Python, for creating repeatable machine images for hybrid cloud from a single configuration file.

We're very proud of the team that develop hammr, which has already been integrated into AppHub, the European open source marketplace, and will enable OW2 projects to easily include their software in the OW2 Market Place, by providing ready-to-use templates that include operating system packages, configuration logic, other required software and of course, the OW2 project itself.

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You can find out more about hammr and the team, and download it from Use it, contribute and let us know what you think.

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