Obsidian Systems

Beware open source vendor lock-in

Delegates at the LinuxConf (ZA) were warned about a new, insidious threat to the open source philosophy and movement.


Open Source Week to be marked in South Africa

LinuxConf, PostgresConf and PyConZA take place in Johannesburg next week.


Team collaborations not smart enough in SA

A recent smart teamwork survey explored the factors that impact the adoption of collaboration software tools.

Jul 15, 2019

Obsidian Systems to stream Africa’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer event

Open source technology and services provider Obsidian Systems is participating in the Chief Data & Analytics Officer Africa 2019 event as an official stream partner.

Jul 3, 2019

Obsidian to support AWS drive at Summit 2019

The open source technology and services provider is a sponsor at the summit, scheduled for 11 July in Cape Town.


Obsidian wins global Appfire award

Johannesburg-based Obsidian Systems wins a global reseller award for its efforts in growing local demand for Atlassian's Appfire apps.


Obsidian to speak at ChefConf 2019

DevOps team lead Karl Fischer will discuss how open standards have evolved to become a business imperative for digital organisations today.

Mar 6, 2019

Obsidian celebrates open source milestone

As the company celebrates its 24-year anniversary, it says part of the shift to open source acceptance can be attributed to the increasing importance of data.


Obsidian Systems flies high with Atlassian

The company recently achieved Platinum level within the Atlassian Solution Partner Program.

Jan 22, 2019

Obsidian confirms platinum sponsorship of DevConf ZA 2019

The DevConf ZA event will take place in Cape Town on 26 March and in Johannesburg on 28 March.

Nov 29, 2018

Further transformation ahead for open source industry

Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, weighs in on the four major deals in the open source software arena in the past year and predicts more ahead.

Sep 11, 2018

Atlassian to host African conference

The two-day event will provide delegates with theoretical insights, practical training and certification needed to optimise collaborative working.

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