• 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 […]
  • Trump Awards Medals of Freedom to Elvis, Babe Ruth and Miriam Adelson – New York Times - Source: Google news New York Times Trump Awards Medals of Freedom to Elvis, Babe Ruth and Miriam AdelsonNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian commendation. He selected an eclectic mix of honorees famous in the world of sports, entertainment, law and politics: Babe Ruth.Viva […]
  • Florida's Senate Race Heads to the Wire in a Manual Recount – New York Times - Source: Google news New York Times Florida's Senate Race Heads to the Wire in a Manual RecountNew York TimesLAUDERHILL, Fla. — After a chaotic statewide machine recount left a crucial Senate race still undecided, Florida on Friday set out in earnest on a manual recount of ballots cast in the midterm election, a daunting effort […]
  • Trump Says He's Completed Written Answers For Mueller, But Not Turned Them In – NPR - Source: Google news NPR Trump Says He's Completed Written Answers For Mueller, But Not Turned Them InNPRPresident Trump has completed written answers to questions about the Russia investigation from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller. The president told reporters on Friday that he wrote the answers, not his lawyers, and that he did so …Associate […]
  • Betsy DeVos' New Title IX Guidelines Prioritize Schools Over Sexual Assault Survivors – HuffPost - Source: Google news HuffPost Betsy DeVos' New Title IX Guidelines Prioritize Schools Over Sexual Assault SurvivorsHuffPostSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos released her long-awaited proposed Title IX guidelines Friday morning, and there's a lot to unpack. The proposed regulations essentially provide more protections for the accused and make it harder for survivors of …DeVos proposes changes […]
  • Fire Death Toll Hits 63; Sheriff Says Hundreds Still Missing – Bloomberg - Source: Google news Bloomberg Fire Death Toll Hits 63; Sheriff Says Hundreds Still MissingBloombergChico, Calif. (AP) — At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the victims of the nation's deadliest wildfire […]
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