Marijn
By: Marijn

March 8, 2019 2:37 pm

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BPSolutions decided it needed to be GREEN!!

I am very proud to announce our first Dutch Solution Partner: BPSolutions. This is one out of ten SUSE Solution Partners in Europe. BPSolutions has a proven track record when it comes to delivery and support of open source solutions and innovations at customers. The company has been investing for years in knowledge and expertise […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

July 24, 2018 1:57 pm

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Creating better stroke treatment using AI and blockchain technology

In the beginning of this year my mother had a stroke. Although she is 75 years of age (at that point in time 74) these things always come unexpected. Luckily my dad responded immediately when he saw that she did not respond to his questions and dialed 112 (911 in other parts of the world). […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

March 30, 2018 1:29 pm

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Can a public cloud strengthen National Security and integrity? – Part II

In my previous blog I talked about a recent brainchild of mine "a National Public Cloud". A Public Cloud, which is controlled and supervised by the local authorities or national technical universities to give more security and integrity to our stored data. Because of some feedback I got I like to elaborate a bit […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

March 5, 2018 6:27 am

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Can a public cloud strengthen National Security and integrity?

More and more data of our lives is stored in the cloud. The progress of cloud technology has made it simple and cheap to store quickly growing amounts of data and make it accessible to us when we need it. This very positive development has also brought some question marks relating to security and integrity. […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

January 17, 2018 7:40 pm

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Next time: more customers (and) in Spring time!

So, after SUSECon 2017, what are my intentions for the next one? Listening to the response of all Dutch people who joined the conference we will try as hard as we can to bring more customers. They now know that it’s worthwhile to visit the event. Cause Customers as well as partners were pleasantly […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

November 28, 2017 11:02 am

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Full house with partners

Reflecting my experiences at SUSECon 2017  in Prague I cannot get away from comparing the event to the ones in the past years. What really meant something to me this year was the number of partners we have welcomed in Prague. When we had our first SUSECon, 6 years ago in Florida, I went out […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

November 6, 2017 9:28 am

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Four take aways from SUSECON 2017

Conferences always give food for thought. So did SUSECON 2017 in Prague. Let me share four take aways I had from this vivid five days meeting. 1. SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Can you imagine: this new release doubles the performance! And it has an outstanding graphical interface. Moreover I learnt the meaning of DeepSea as […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

October 16, 2017 11:01 am

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SUSECON: simply impressed

It’s been more than one week now since I joined SUSECON17 in Prague. What struck me most were the utmost positive remarks partners and customers made during the week. Here are some of my impressions of a wonderful week in the Czech capital. I have been talking to many people during the conference. At […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

September 13, 2017 11:12 am

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Open-source opens up

In my previous blogs – the ones before my holidays- I discussed the nature of open-source and it’s security. The topics still have me wondering even while I’m on holiday; I thought about all the open-source initiatives that popped up- and are still popping up. Starting as a movement in 1988 when Netscape […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

August 2, 2017 10:05 am

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Security in numbers

During my career I worked most of the time for companies that sold proprietary software and it’s only now, while currently working for SUSE, that I finally see how rich with ample projects the open source world is and how filled it is with software vendors that carry the most surprising names such as […]

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