A lot of organisations have adopted and embraced the opportunity of using cloud infrastructure with OpenStack. OpenStack is serving as a great infrastructure solution for both developing companies and established enterprises. However, as the success in an organization using this platform often grows rapidly, eventually questions and challenges arise were help could be useful for […]
Running your private cloud on CentOS… Now what?
In December last year Red Hat announced that the future of CentOs is streamed ( https://blog.centos.org/2020/12/future-is-centos-stream/ ). This came as a shock to a lot of IT departments and enthusiasts. It came up in a lot of talks I had the last two months. So I thought it might be nice to share our vision […]
Doing an internship at an open source cloud company
Blog by Elvira Dautovic-Mouradi (intern at Fairbanks). When following a study it’s almost always necessary to do an internship in order to complete your study. Many dread this time because it means actually starting to work and taking on real responsibility. So, for my study international creative business my time came to do an internship […]
Why Edge Computing is the logical addition to your Unified Telecom Cloud
As you might know, I am not really font of overhyped buzzwords derived from logical technical terms and solutions already used for many years. It looks like a lot of businesses could not operate without buzzwords, as they are internal shortcuts that make perfect sense to people informed of the context. But the issue with […]
From science fiction in The Terminator movies to reality
Artificial intelligence was once science fiction in movies but has become a reality fast. Partly due the power open infrastructure developments. It’s strange how technology around us developed so quickly and still keeps on developing. Where it took us until 1882 to create the first electrical light, it only took us from there to […]
Open infrastructure from a xennial point of view
Having dealt last week with how millennials see open cloud infrastructure, I got a lot of reactions that not all millennials think alike. That of course is true. But some generalization can sometimes add a nice perspective on things. So as a follow up, I dove into xennials and their stands on open infrastructures. […]
Open infrastructure from millennial point of view
As it’s been around for many years, we now know that open infrastructure is a combination of open-source products to build open cloud infrastructure with. This cloud infrastructure consists of many components. OpenStack, OpenShift, OKD, Kubernetes and Ceph are a few to mention and some of the IT people got to know it when it […]
We are Dutch! Great? But what does that mean for you?
As a person that wasn’t really Dutch but was born in The Netherlands, I have experienced the Dutch culture both from the inside and from the outside. This has allowed me to put things into perspective and analyse it. First of all, the culture of the Netherlands is very diverse, reflecting regional differences as well […]
Building an Open Infrastructure Unified Telecom Cloud; what it means for you.
Telecom companies face quite a few challenges these days especially regaining market share in relation from public cloud providers. They are adopting fast to become tech-centric and front running companies: think of the technical migration from 4G to 5G and moving cloud computing to their customer at the ‘edge’ of the telco networks. This […]
10 steps for successful software delivery
Last week I spoke to David Worsell, VP Europe of Tarmac (www.tarmac.io). A company that designs, builds, scales and supports software. They are located in several countries from where they offer their services. I found this conversation interesting because our services are complementary. Fairbanks builds and supports open cloud infrastructures, whereas Tarmac offers the design […]