Press Releases

  • Application support outsourced to Open Source services provider

    Further evidence emerged today to confirm open source software's move into the mission-critical application space. Sirius Corporation, leading European open source services provider, has been charged with supporting Usborne Books at Home's web-based business intelligence systems running on Linux.

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  • Sirius Defines Open Source Enterprise Support With Launch of Sirius ESP

    Europe’s first Open Source enterprise support package allows organisations to tailor onsite, telephone or training based support options across the Enterprise stack for most leading Open Source projects.
    Answering IT management’s calls for Support Packages capable of meeting the needs organisations with enterprise-wide commitments to Open Source technology beyond just Linux, Europe’s leading Open Source Consultancy,

    Sirius Corporation™, has announced SiriusESP.

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  • Pentax Chooses Open Source Services Provider for Network Support

    Global optics brand, Pentax, has chosen a UK-based Open Source services provider to support its mission-critical Samba deployment. Sirius Corporation, a leading European open source services company, was originally charged with building the Samba-based interface between Pentax's real-time POS data processed on UNIX servers and the Windows PCs used by its accounts department.

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  • Risk Management Specialists Minimise Risk With Open Source

    An innovative engineering and risk management consultancy has reduced its own exposure to risk by migrating to Open Source software.

    As a venture capital funded spin-off from AEA plc (formerly the Atomic Energy Authority), ESR Technology wanted to free themselves from the financial and business risks associated with vendor lock-in.

    Their solution was to deploy a complete Open Source infrastructure across their sites in the UK and Middle East.

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  • European food giant chooses Open Source Identity Management

    One of Europe's most successful private companies has chosen Open Source software to control its pan-European network. Kepak Group has asked Sirius Corporation to deploy an OpenLDAP-based Identity Management solution to serve its 2000 staff based in Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the UK.

    Kepak will benefit from a secure, standards-based platform that will authenticate Windows users to all network services. The solution is free from licensing charges and, because it is not linked to a single vendor, future-proofs Kepak's IT investment.

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