Category: General

2020

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VSHN announces Red Hat OpenShift 4 services

VSHN announces Red Hat OpenShift 4 services. We’re very happy to announce Red Hat OpenShift 4 services on APPUiO! The whole VSHN team has been working hard on making OpenShift 4 a reality for our customers. We are fully committed on the strategic importance of our Red Hat partnership and OpenShift as a main pillar of APPUiO and VSHN services.

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First change in the VSHN management, André and Marco

As announced in the  we’re changing our corporate governance. A first step is that André Keller leaves the management and Marco Fretz joins with a strong focus on organizational development and daily operations. This change happens on request of André because he decided to shift the focus back to technical work and day-to-day customer service management and resign from his management role.

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16

VSHN’s Corporate Governance 2020

How time flies! Almost six years ago we founded VSHN. In the beginning, eight of us sat in an open-plan office. Decisions could be made quickly and easily in a team. The flip side of the coin was that due to the limited number of people, many VSHNeers had to take on several roles within the company. There was no dedicated unit to take care of the employees’ needs. Or one that drove technical developments. The same applied to marketing, and not only there. We all wore many hats at once.

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23

Partnership VSHN & Rancher

VSHN enters into a partnership with Rancher. VSHN has been working with Rancher since 2018 and is now an official Rancher Partner. With Managed Rancher VSHN takes care of the setup as well as 24/7 operation, monitoring, backup and maintenance of a Rancher Cluster. Hosted in a public cloud of your choice or on-premises in your own data center.

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12

Recruiting and onboarding new employees during Corona

A lot has been written about home office and remote work during the Corona / Covid-19 crisis. We also wrote a blog post about our experience, but more on a social than on a tool or process level (everyone has probably heard now that there is a videoconferencing tool called “Zoom” ).

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27

Having fun in the home office

We’re already at our second week of Home Office in the COVID-19 quarantine. It is time for me to reflect and make a short interim evaluation. As the person responsible for People Ops in VSHN, it is my natural concern to ensure that all VSHNeers stay motivated in these times, that we keep in touch with each other, and that nobody feels alone.

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We support with a 90 days free APPUiO offer

We are experiencing unprecedented times due to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has a significant impact on people’s health, our daily lives, as well as on businesses and the economy. In these special times and increasing challenge that we all currently have to master, we at APPUiO would like to make a contribution. Therefore we offer you as “immediate help” an APPUiO Public account on cloudscale.ch with 1100 mC CPU, 2.0 GiB memory for a full 90 days free of charge, which corresponds to a value of CHF 300.

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17

Moneycab interview with VSHN CEO Patrick Mathers

Patrick Mathers, CEO VSHN, im Interview. Moneycab.com: Herr Mathers, bitte erläutern Sie kurz was Ihr Unternehmen macht. Patrick Mathers: Die Digitalisierung macht heute vor keiner Branche mehr halt. Das bedeutet, dass so gut wie alle Unternehmen nun auch gleichzeitig IT-Firmen sein müssen, egal ob es sich hierbei um einen Finanzdienstleister oder einen Detailhändler handelt. Zudem wird die benötigte IT komplexer, schnelllebiger und risikoreicher, weswegen Software kontinuierlich weiterentwickelt werden muss.

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KubeCon & CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Amsterdam + Swiss CNC Get Together

KubeCon & CloudNativeCon Europe 2020. The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 takes place in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. #KubeCon #CloudNativeCon VSHN will again organize a Swiss CNC Get Together Meetup at this year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 in Amsterdam to bring together Swiss colleagues & friends in a relaxed atmosphere who are attending KubeCon.

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Results of the DevOps in Switzerland Study

In autumn 2018 and one year later in 2019, we conducted a study to investigate how Swiss companies understand DevOps and whether they already work according to DevOps principles. The status of DevOps in Switzerland was clarified, reasons for and against an introduction of the DevOps philosophy and where the development is going. The results were compared between the years in order to be able to directly identify conclusions and trends.

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