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titleGet started with Abiquo hybrid cloud platform

Basic concepts to get start working with the Abiquo multi-cloud platform.

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Welcome to Abiquo!

The Abiquo platform is a true hybrid cloud system that manages multiple private data centers and public clouds through a single

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console, and enables you to offer your customers a single cloud bill. Abiquo also has the building blocks for a customized cloud service, with functionality delivered through the Abiquo UI and integration points.

  • Abiquo enables Cloud Administrators to manage resources in multi-cloud environments and to control their use through policy.
  • Abiquo provides governance through dashboards in the UI, as well as reports showing how the infrastructure is being used and where VMs exist on the platform.
  • Abiquo meters all operations, which means that it measures and tracks all resources allocated or consumed. This enables accounting and billing of the cloud service usage. 

Get started with Abiquo

The first steps are to become familiar with Abiquo concepts and the basic architecture.

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Then you can obtain a test installation of the platform, log in, and work through a guided tour with basic tasks.

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You can also try a quick tutorial and check any unfamiliar terms in the glossary.

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And then refer to the basic guides that describe how to use the platform 


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titleAbiquo concepts

Key concepts of the platform


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URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Abiquo+Concepts



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titleAbiquo components

Introducing the architecture


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URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Abiquo+Components



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titleNetworking

Platform and cloud networks


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TitleView networks!
URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Networking



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titleStart Abiquo

Log in to the platform


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TitleReady to go!
URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Starting+Abiquo+for+the+First+Time



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titlePrivate cloud tour

Walkthrough of private cloud


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TitleTake a tour!
URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Abiquo+Quick+Walkthrough+of+Private+Cloud



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titlePublic cloud tour

Walkthrough of public cloud


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TitleTake a tour!
URLhttps://wiki.abiquo.com/display/doc/Abiquo+Quick+Walkthrough+of+Public+Cloud



For full details of the platform, see the Abiquo Cloud Guides.