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SUSECON: simply impressed

Marijn

By: Marijn

October 16, 2017 11:01 am

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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 least …

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Categories: Benelux, SUSECON

Open-source opens up

Marijn

By: Marijn

September 13, 2017 11:12 am

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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 claimed to …

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Categories: Benelux

Security in numbers

Marijn

By: Marijn

August 2, 2017 10:05 am

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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 Gimp, …

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Categories: Benelux

Open-source and water. Same or different?

Marijn

By: Marijn

July 18, 2017 12:28 pm

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Quite frequently I get questions from people around me about how open-source software differs from proprietary software. The formal answer is that with open-source the source code is owned by no one and available to everyone, while proprietary software vendors keep the code of the program secret. However, I have found this answer does not …

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Categories: Benelux, SUSE News

Did you consider the day pass option for SUSECON 2017?

Marijn

By: Marijn

July 10, 2017 3:25 pm

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In preparation for SUSECON I often get the feedback that SUSECON is to technical for some of the managers, CxO’s from customers and partners we talk to. And although SUSECON provides a lot of business related sessions, use cases and customer references, 5 days of Open Source Technology can be a bit overwhelming and does not always fit in …

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Categories: Benelux, Events, SUSECON

Container-as-a-Service Platform Tour

Marijn

By: Marijn

June 1, 2017 11:42 am

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During the SUSE Expert Days in Europe one of the presenters (Rob de Canha-Knight) provided the audience in some locations a sneak preview on the new SUSE CaaS Platform solution. The first customer shipment of SUSE CaaS Platform is EXPECTED Mid July of 2017. Although first customer shipment is yet to happen the interest in …

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Categories: Benelux, Containers, Containers as a Service, Events, SUSE Linux Enterprise

Can you keep up with newest technologies?

Marijn

By: Marijn

February 23, 2017 2:26 pm

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Everybody knows and sees that the world around us is rapidly changing but within IT change is a constant factor. You could try keeping up by reading different kinds of websites and blogs like this one but still you could miss out on some of the coolest new developments like for example containers and micro …

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Categories: Benelux, Events, Technical Solutions

The Storage Challenge



By: EErkamps

December 30, 2016 11:14 am

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It is not a secret that the amount of data is growing and that there is more and more unstructured data, which needs to be stored properly. We are probably all familiar with this picture that was recently published in a TCO study for Storage solutions…

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Benelux, Enterprise Linux, Software-defined Storage

SUSE nominated for “Best Software Innovator of the Year”

Marijn

By: Marijn

November 21, 2016 11:07 am

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Several weeks ago the SUSE Benelux team was notified that SUSE is nominated for “Best Software Innovator of the Year”. Hopefully we are able to collect the award as well (like we did last year) during the “Dutch IT channel Awards New Year Gala”. SUSE is nominated because of the attitude towards downtime and the solutions …

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Categories: Benelux, Enterprise Linux, Technical Solutions

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