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Flexiant buys Tapp multi-cloud management tool from Besol

Flexiant acquired the cloud orchestration and management software business from Besol in a bid to expand into new markets

Cloud management software provider Flexiant said Wednesday that the company has purchased the Tapp multi-cloud management business from Besol, a Spanish cloud software developer, for an undisclosed sum. The move will see Flexiant consolidate its cloud management tenchologies and focus on the telco and managed service provider markets.

Air France taps HP for private cloud deployment

Air France said adopting the cloud automation and management service is saving the airline 85 per cent on it infrastructure management costs

Air France has tapped HP’s private cloud automation and deployment technology in a bid to reduce deployment times and infrastructure management costs, the company said.

Opscode rebrands as Chef, scores $32m and refreshes exec lineup

Opscode rebranded as Chef, scored $32m in new venture capital and refreshed its executive suite

Opscode, maker of IT automation software Chef has rebranded to take the name of its increasingly popular offering after a series D round of funding that saw the company rake in another $32m. The influx of cash arrives as Chef refreshes its executive team and seeks to double its sales and engineering staff over the next year.

CSC acquires cloud startup ServiceMesh to bolster enterprise offerings

CSC says its acquisition of ServiceMesh will allow it to broaden its appeal to enterprises moving to the cloud

US-based Computer Sciences Corporation announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ServiceMesh, a startup providing enterprise cloud management services, for an undisclosed sum.

Cloud management startup Zimory secures $20m funding

Zimory is being used by the Deutsche Boerse Cloud Exchange for the settlement process

By backing Zimory with cash, Deutsche Boerse is putting another seal approval on the company it has already tapped to provide core services for the Deutsche Boerse Cloud Exchange. DBCE will be using Zimory’s IaaS management software for the settlement process – creating the connection between buyers and sellers of cloud infrastructure services.