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Red Hat Premier Partner
Obsidian, Red Hat unite to push the value of open source
Obsidian Systems is the most certified partner in South African. With the launch of Red Hat’s Partner Programme 3.0 Obsidian is now a Premier Partner on infrastructure and middleware. Since 1999,...
Mon, 2 Feb 2015
Obsidian Systems partners with Hortonworks for exclusivity on Apache Hadoop
Local Open Source Software supplier Obsidian Systems has partnered with specialist solutions developer Hortonworks to rollout the Apache Hadoop platform specifically designed for enterprise-level...
Fri, 30 Jan 2015
GuruHut Crafting Quality Software
Obsidian purchases 25% stake in GuruHut
In a groundbreaking move that will benefit the domestic Open Source software industry, Obsidian Systems, a local OS software specialist, has acquired a 25% stake in GuruHut, an established software...
Thu, 15 Jan 2015
Cloud is not just about hosting
By Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian SystemsCloud computing is not just about moving your data to the internet. Hosting, virtualisation, and storage are all vital components when it comes to...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014
Karl Fischer, Technical Consultant, Obsidian Systems
Obsidian supports OSSSA in driving open source
Open source software specialist Obsidian Systems has been listed as an official supporter of the Open Source Software for South Africa (OSSSA) organisation and has joined a growing network of...
Tue, 4 Nov 2014
Open Innovation
Obsidian, Red Hat lay down enterprise security gauntlet for CIOs
Open source industry partners Obsidian and Red Hat will host a two-day event in October to discuss the feasibility of open source technology as an integrated IT solution for enterprises and the...
Tue, 28 Oct 2014