SixSq Announces Major Software Upgrade with Version 3 Release

07 April 2016

New release brings outstanding new functionality

SixSq, a smart cloud automation solutions provider headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, today announced the release of the much-awaited v3 update to SlipStream®, its cloud management and orchestration platform.

SlipStream automates the full application management lifecycle, including the deployment, testing, certification and optimization of the application, within Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud infrastructures. Customers already benefit from the rich features of SlipStream, which bring business benefits via automation.

What’s new?

With these changes, SixSq is responding to customer needs stemming from the growth in demand for cloud brokerage services.

“Today’s enterprise users expect an easy-to-use interface and a single dashboard for management and reporting,” said Marc-Elian Bégin, SixSq CEO. “This upgrade is a good example of how we are responding to enterprise requirements and customer feedback. SlipStream is at the core of SixSq, and with v3 we set the foundation for a number of exciting new features for our products and services.”

The update also introduces new cloud connectors which allow customers to interface with:

It enables neutral access to a growing membership of cloud services, such as Orange Cloud for Business, Open Telekom Cloud and Interoute VDC 2.0.

“Our latest auto-scale feature is a good example our ability to dramatically simplify IT processes compared to competitors, by ensuring that customers can auto-scale their apps in any cloud,” said Charles Loomis, SixSq CTO. “With V3, we continue our commitment to open source and disruptive technologies such as clojure, a functional language for the JVM and Javascript, as well as the open standard CIMI from DMTF,” added Charles. SlipStream remains one of the only multi-cloud application management platforms able to deliver quality and openness to unleash the full potential of the cloud in a secure and smart way. SlipStream can be tested for free via Nuvla, SixSq’s online cloud brokerage platform.

About SixSq

SixSq provides cloud neutral solutions which allow companies and institutions to benefit from cloud computing while avoiding vendor and technology lock-in. SixSq’s smart cloud brokerage platform, Nuvla™, offers application deployment from a single, simple dashboard. Its smart cloud-in-a-box appliance, NuvlaBox®, is a simple plug & play IT solution bringing customers a private cloud at an affordable price. It is powered by SlipStream®, the company’s cloud management platform, which allows users to deploy any application in any cloud. SixSq’s multicultural team, which consists of highly skilled software engineers and system administrators, is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and embraces the Swiss ideals of excellence, innovation and precision.

SixSq is a member of the RHEA Group.

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For more information, please contact

Louise Merifield
SixSq Operations Manager
+41 77 44 68 119
louise.merifield@sixsq.com

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