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Celebrating 20 Years
Obsidian turns 20 and emerges anew
Open Source software supplier Obsidian Systems has reached a milestone and this year celebrated twenty years of service to a market that continues to grow.   The company has entrenched its...
Mon, 11 May 2015
Growing your IT – why it’s important to move beyond legacy
In the current market decision makers have little choice but to adapt their IT systems or risk having their businesses fall by the way side.  Experts in open source software believe the...
Thu, 9 Apr 2015
GuruHut and Obsidian Systems to support Atlassian in Africa workshop
Local open source software supplier Obsidian Systems will join Atlassian solution experts and professionals at a one-day workshop in Cape Town on 23 February.   The Atlassian in Africa event...
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
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