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The Rise of Containers: Virtual Machines are dead. Long live Containers.

As organisations strive for greater efficiency, flexibility, and scalability in their IT infrastructure, the technology industry is experiencing a revolutionary shift towards containerization. Gone are the days of traditional virtual machines (VMs) as containers emerged as the new standard for deploying and managing applications. Containers offer a lightweight, portable, and efficient way to package and […]

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Comparing VMware, KVM, Proxmox, and Fluid: A Comprehensive Look at Virtualization Technologies

Introduction:Virtualization technologies play a pivotal role in modern IT infrastructures, offering organizations the flexibility, scalability, and efficiency needed to meet diverse business demands. Among the leading contenders in the virtualization landscape are VMware, KVM, Proxmox, and emerging solutions like Fluid. Each platform presents unique features and benefits, catering to diverse organizational needs. In this article, […]

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Who Cares About Infrastructure? Fluid featured at NetApp Insight

TLDR: If you want to accelerate the path to true hybrid cloud, you’ll want to watch this video from NetApp Insight diving into Fluid. Bonus, hear from MSP, ASE, about how Fluid changed their way of working.   Who cares about infrastructure? A pretty daring claim, and one we don’t make lightly. Fluid was featured at […]

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ASE CASE STUDY

Ezypay looked to Fluid to transition to a more agile and modern architecture. Fluid provided the capability to deploy containerised services.

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Deploy and simplify the operation of your database architecture 

Create a k8s cluster and deploy a workload in a few minutes   TLDR: Watch Fluid CTO, Alex Turner, spin up a Kube cluster and deploy a clustered/distributed workload in just a few minutes with CockroachDB on Fluid.   Want to cut down the time you spend on the operation of your database? Read this article […]

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Think outside the VM box and into a Kube.  

TLDR: “Do not expect business as usual” according to Garner analyst Michael Warrilow regarding the recent acquisition of VMware. This change invites the question of what technology provider can deliver a similar service at a lower and stable cost – this article explores that very solution PLUS the additional Kubernetes capabilities it awards.  4 min […]

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Broadcom should be broadening your VM horizon  

TLDR: The Broadcom acquisition of VMware has highlighted real concerns around the potential of rising prices and the falls of their hypervisor products.   Enter Fluid, an all-in-one solution boasting lower, fixed cost and simple and open technology. Fluid is an orchestrating platform that builds, runs, and secures applications and workloads with all the hypervisor product […]

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Fluid Events Wrap Up 

It has been fantastic to be able to enjoy and host in-person events again. To celebrate, we have decided to reminisce on some of the most recent events we have hosted. Great times with even better people, we always enjoy spending time with our partners and network.   Fluid Discovery Series | Sydney. Thank you to […]

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Fluid Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women’s Day, celebrated and supported globally by industry, governments, educational institutions, community groups, professional associations, women’s networks, charities and non-profit bodies, the media, and more.  We are proud to be one of those businesses that support International Women’s Day, together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.   Today we would love […]

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Top 3 reasons CTO’s need to take note of Fluid

We talked to Fluid CTO, Alexander Turner about why Fluid will make your life easier. Think edge, k8s, containerization, and cost vantage points. 

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What it takes to build a scalable, multi-cloud, On-premise computing environment in minutes

We talked to Fluid CTO, Alexander Turner about the challenges of building Fluid from a technical standpoint. From orchestrating scalable Kubernetes environments that stand up on their own, to maintaining cluster quorum, and orchestrating complicated cloud networks. 

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Fluid partnered with NetApp to deliver a first third-party solution to Cloud Manager

Fluid has collaborated with NetApp to deliver a new modular cloud service to the global marketplace, launched on NetApp Cloud Manager.

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CTO Interview | Who should use Fluid and why?

We talked to Fluid CTO, Alexander Turner about which businesses Fluid can help and how implementing Fluid makes life easier for their customers.

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CTO Interview | Behind the scenes: Fluid foundations

We spoke to Fluid CEO, Alexander Turner regarding why he saw there had to be a better way for on-premises environments to be created, and his favorite Fluid features, such as the bridge between cloud and on-premises infrastructure.

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Fluid & NetApp Astra Data Store: Big data needs solved with a single click. {New Feature}

Astra Data Store (1-2 minute read)  Fluid is on a quest to make everyone’s job easier, from DevOps engineers, to customers, to management, and everyone in between. This has been tackled, in this instance, with an integration with NetApp’s Astra Data Store that allows users to create very quickly, locations to store data on any vendor’s compute hardware –“anyware”.   Leveraging the power of NetApp’s ONTAP operating system;  “Fluid together with Astra Data Store has enabled a true software-defined architecture to […]

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NetApp uncovers the platform that transforms tin to full stack in a few minutes

 Netapp uncovers (1-2 minute read)  NetApp is rolling out the first third-party integration tool, Fluid, on Cloud Manager which begs the question, what is Fluid? Fluid is an automation and orchestration system that allows businesses to accelerate the journey from bare-metal hardware (or tin) out of the cardboard box to a full-stack running in under an hour.  Here’s NetApp’s Newsworthy Minute exploring the optimizing cloud […]

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Distributed Storage Solutions (DSS) Case Study

Ezypay looked to Fluid to transition to a more agile and modern architecture. Fluid provided the capability to deploy containerised services.

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Enjoy a cloud-like infrastructure with Fluid’s easy buttons

easy buttons (3-4 minute read)   Fluid brings the magic of cloud that we’ve all come to know and love, to infrastructure, at the touch of a button. Here are the top three easy button functionalities and the Fluid Team has plans for more…  What is Fluid?  Fluid is an orchestration and automation platform that enables businesses […]

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What new Fluid features are on the way?

We talked to Alexander Turner, Fluid CTO, about what new features are in development at Fluid that we can look forward to. Alexander, let’s jump straight in – what can we look forward to in the future with Fluid? Our focus is to make Fluid as portable, scalable, and flexible as possible so it can […]

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Fluid Founder talks Fluid for NetApp

We talked to Andrew Sjoquist, Founder of Fluid, technology visionary, and all-round great guy, about all reasons why people at NetApp need to know about Fluid and how it can make their lives easier. Andrew, tell us why the team at NetApp would be interested in Fluid? Fluid is an automation and orchestration platform that […]

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Ezypay: A Fluid infrastructure transition

Ezypay looked to Fluid to transition to a more agile and modern architecture. Fluid provided the capability to deploy containerised services.

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Leverage your NetApp Data Fabric with Fluid

Recently launched Fluid is taking networking and data to new heights, not to mention its ability to leverage the NetApp Data Fabric. Fluid automates and orchestrates network, and Kubernetes deployments anywhere and is managed through the NetApp Cloud Manager. The only third-party integration into the Cloud Manager, ever. Fluid tightly integrates the NetApp Data Fabric […]

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Why is Fluid a fantastic solution for the Media and Entertainment industry?

Fluid’s ability to quickly move large quantities of data utilizing NetApp Data Fabric across the world, quickly and seamlessly provides an enviable position for any media producer. Add to that the ability to deploy simply and quickly via a single cloud console and the agility to scale up or down as required, creates a fantastic technology solution that can help keep data close you to and eliminate cloud […]

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