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Essential steps and guide to a successful VMware migration 

Preparing for the next phase In part 1 and part 2, we discussed the initial steps of migrating from VMware to an open source private cloud solution. In this part (part 3), we talk some more about the preparation strategies to ensure a smooth and successful transition. Detailed assessment and planning A comprehensive assessment of […]

OpenStack Caracal: The latest version of OpenStack 

In the world of cloud computing, OpenStack has consistently remained at the forefront, providing a versatile and robust platform for building and managing cloud infrastructures. Among its various projects and releases, OpenStack Caracal stands out as a game-changer, promising to revolutionize the way organizations approach cloud computing. In this blog, we’ll discus OpenStack Caracal is, […]

Omni: A fresh approach to handling Kubernetes

At KubeCon 2024 in Paris, we showcased our implementation of Ceph on Kubernetes, leveraging Talos Linux and Omni. This powerful combination enables the deployment of various infrastructures on Kubernetes, which orchestrates solutions like Ceph, OpenStack, and Kubernetes itself. So let’s have a look at what Omni does and some key features it offers. Within the […]

Cloud-native storage solutions with OpenStack

OpenStack has been a cornerstone for opensource solutions, providing a flexible foundation for public and private clouds. One of the critical areas where OpenStack has made significant advancements is in cloud-native storage solutions. This blog explores how OpenStack contributes to cloud-native storage, highlighting specific projects that integrate OpenStack with other storage solutions, facilitating a seamless […]

A quick look: Exciting changes in Kubernetes v1.30

Introduction to the new features The Kubernetes community has announced the release of Kubernetes v1.30. This new version is packed with advanced features, ranging from security enhancements to sophisticated scheduling capabilities, all designed to refine and enhance the functionality of Kubernetes. Let’s dig deeper into these significant updates. Enhanced security features Kubernetes v1.30 brings substantial […]

Migrating away from VMware to an open private cloud solution

The shift from traditional on-premises virtualization solutions like VMware to alternative private cloud solutions represents a significant leap towards agility, scalability, and digital transformation for many organizations. As companies seek to capture the power of private cloud computing, migrating from VMware to an open private cloud platform is a strategic move that promises enhanced flexibility, […]

The path to sustainable IT: Our insights on the beginning of a Life Cycle Assessment (Dell R740 and the HP DL 360 1U – OS9)

In the IT sector there are many challenges, with one prominent issue being the need to tackle our environmental footprint. As technology progresses, so does our responsibility to maintain a sustainable digital infrastructure. From the shadows of energy consumption to the weight of electronic waste, we find ourselves grappling with many environmental concerns. It is […]

Press release: 42on Partners with Sidero Labs to Accelerate Kubernetes Implementations with Talos Operating System

Date: 27-02-24 Location: Baarn – The Netherlands / Goleta – USA 42on, a leading provider of open-source storage solutions and a subsidiary of Fairbanks International Group (FIG), is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Sidero Labs, the pioneering developer behind cutting-edge cloud-native technologies. This partnership is poised to deliver unparalleled value to businesses leveraging Kubernetes and Ceph scale […]

Open source events to look forward to in 2024

Are you an open source enthusiast or professional eager to stay updated on the latest developments in the world of open source technology? If so, mark your calendars for some exciting open source events happening in 2024. From storage solutions to cloud-native computing and infrastructure, these events offer a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded […]

Deploying Kubernetes on-premises: Why and how

Kubernetes is the standard for container orchestration in the world of cloud-native applications. While many organizations embrace cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP for their Kubernetes deployments, there are valid reasons to consider running Kubernetes on-premises. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the advantages of on-premises Kubernetes and guide you through […]