• Together with our Dutch partner, we renewed the BEAS platform - At seventeen I was the youngest Cobol programmer graduate ever. However, I had no idea what lay ahead. I started working at insurance company and have fulfilled all possible IT roles. Since 1999 I work for this company and it is now clear where my heart lies: between stock exchange insurances and our software product […]
  • Optimal data storage and performance for your business - Companies such as Google, Facebook and Netflix discovered years ago that the traditional three-tier data center architecture was not adequate for the need for a flexible, scalable, reliable and high-performing datacenter infrastructure. If you have a computer room with cabinets full of servers and data storage, it is time to renew it. “The big box […]
  • IT as a service is like water from the tap - Two years ago we helped a client migrating their on-premise servers to a central data center. This client has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK and had located its servers, as much as possible, in Amsterdam. These servers are theirs, but now are close to the end of their lifespan. That brought our […]
  • Less is more - “Listen, we have problems with the performance of our Oracle environment, could you review this further and propose how we best can solve it?” In response to this question, we investigated which Oracle licenses were bought by a local Town hall and, what licenses are actually needed for the organization. We also looked for opportunities […]
  • Comcast Wins Bid to Acquire Sky – Wall Street Journal - Source: Google news Wall Street Journal Comcast Wins Bid to Acquire SkyWall Street JournalLONDON— Comcast Corp. CMCSA 0.24% topped 21st Century Fox Inc. FOX -0.70% in a weekend auction for Sky SKYAY -1.16% PLC, winning the British broadcaster with a $38.8 billion bid that ends a monthslong takeover battle and promises Comcast a …The Multi-Billion Dollar […]
  • Arizona Congressman's 6 Siblings Turn Against Him in Opponent's Campaign Ad – TIME - Source: Google news TIME Arizona Congressman's 6 Siblings Turn Against Him in Opponent's Campaign AdTIMEPhoenix Republican Congressman Paul Gosar's brothers and sisters have made their sibling rivalry political. Six of Gosar's siblings appeared in a political ad Friday, condemning their brother and endorsing his Democratic opponent Dr. David Brill. The …These six — yes, six […]
  • China Cancels Plans for Trade Talks in Washington – New York Times - Source: Google news New York Times China Cancels Plans for Trade Talks in WashingtonNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Chinese officials have canceled plans to meet with Trump administration officials in Washington this coming week as the trade dispute between the two countries has heated up. A senior administration official, who spoke on condition of …China cancels trade […]
  • Let's get real about Beto O'Rourke winning Texas – New York Post - Source: Google news New York Post Let's get real about Beto O'Rourke winning TexasNew York PostThe toughest opponent is the one you don't see coming. Sen. Ted Cruz is the political heavyweight champ in his home state of Texas. In 2012, his long-shot run that defeated then-Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was nothing short of a […]
  • Survivor found two days after Tanzania shipwreck after shutting himself in ferry engine room – Telegraph.co.uk - Source: Google news Telegraph.co.uk Survivor found two days after Tanzania shipwreck after shutting himself in ferry engine roomTelegraph.co.ukAn engineer who had shut himself into the engine room of a shipwrecked ferry was found alive yesterday, two days after it capsized in Tanzania. Bodies continued to float to the surface around the vessel, which initial estimates […]
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