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Safe Harbor and the EU – what you need to know about your IaaS cloud computing provider

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ProfitBricks started as a German company, meaning that we need to play by German rules and laws. So while we have a strong presence in the States and even operate out of a datacenter in Las Vegas, our data security and privacy philosophy are steeped in “Datenschutz”. That is, it’s steeped in German data protection laws (Datenschutz), which are even stricter […]

Top SysAdmin Meetups in the USA and Their Leaders

Thomas Uphill

SysAdmins have so many responsibilities and wear so many professional hats that it is extremely helpful for them to gather with other SysAdmins and share their knowledge, questions, and frustrations. But, it may not be feasible for them to attend a conference for days at a time and hundreds of miles away. That’s where Meetups come in. Meetups typically are […]

How #DevOps can use Puppet for Cloud Configuration Management & Infrastructure Automation

Well, it’s that time of year and we’re super excited to be pushing out our newest additions to our DevOps infrastructure automation toolset here at ProfitBricks. Today we announce the release of the ProfitBricks Puppet module for all those nerding out at PuppetConf 2015. Some of the rich functionality you can perform with the module would be things like describing […]

Latest tutorials on DevOps Central featuring MYSQL, Docker, Python and more

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If you’re working in the DevOps space be sure to check out DevOps Central. DevOps Central is the ProfitBricks community for DevOps professionals, where you can engage with like-minded community members, share knowledge and discover many deep-dive tutorials including classic stacks like How to install MySQL and Python on Centos 7 , as well as how to configure a SQL […]

27 #DevOps Experts Share the Best Way for Companies to Improve DevOps Performance

Leon Fayer

DevOps is a relatively new concept to describe the desire of organizations to improve collaboration of two separate functions into one, so it’s not surprising that many companies struggle when it comes to improving DevOps performance. From bottlenecks that prevent DevOps adoption to differing definitions of performance improvement from one organization to the next, there are a multitude of challenges companies may […]

How to understand the Cost of Running IT Infrastructure: on-premises, colo or in the cloud

How to understand IT Infrastructre Costs Cloud Colo On-Premises

It’s impossible to ignore the cloud. In the current business climate, companies are under increasingly competitive and financial pressures to evaluate their current infrastructure needs. There are also additional challenges when it comes to moving their data, securing their data, ensuring the high performance of applications, as well as having disaster recovery plan that is affordable. One of the more challenging […]

ASCII Roadshow – Recap & why MSP clouds are accelerating #ASCIISUCCESS

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We’ve just wrapped up a great two days at the ASCII IT SMB Success Summit in Washington DC, networking and catching up with MSPs and hearing about their plans to help their clients with the transition to the public cloud. In 2015, we are seeing more and more MSP clouds growing rapidly. The ASCII Group’s IT SMB Success Summit roadshow is an […]

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