The Program for the Open Source Backup Conference is finalised

Nuremberg, (PresseBox) - The Open Source Backup Conference on the 26th and 27th of September in Cologne revolves around the subject data backup in general and particularly Open Source Backup Software, such as Rear, Amanda, Bacula and above all their fork BAREOS. The two hosts dass IT and open source expert NETWAYS present the conference program. 

IT professionals and decision makers from various branches such as science, research, media or software development are offered the unique possibility to learn about the latest developments and best practices in the field of open source data backup solutions. Besides the opportunity to an extensive exchange of experiences with wellknown backup experts, the participants can expect to get the latest know-how regarding their daily practice of os data backup.
The internationally oriented Open Source Backup Conference takes place on the 26th and 27th of September in Cologne, Germany. Besides supplementary hands-on workshops on the subjects “BAREOS introduction“, “Monitoring BAREOS with Icinga 2“ and “REAR“, the conference offers an exciting agenda with top-class speakers. Tobias Groß (Globalways AG) talks about Active Client as a new BAREOS feature, Gratien d`Haese (IT3 Consultants) will present his experiences on business continuity management with BAREOS and REAR and Christian Reiss (Symgenius) will introduce backup with BAREOS and ZFS, but also goes into automation with Puppet. A special highlight presentation will be held by Erol Ülükmen (uib), who will give an overview on the client management system “opsi” and provide an insight into client backup strategies. Further speakers are Thomas Otto from the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, as well as BAREOS co-founders Philipp Storz and Maik Außendorf.
All further information, especially regarding the program, conference tickets and venue can be found on
Event Data
September 26 to 27, 2016
Im Media Park 8b
D-50670 Köln

About dass IT GmbH
dass IT was founded in 2004. Since then, dass IT accomplishes projects with open source software in small and medium-sized enterprises, government agencies and corporate clients. Their Team of high class Linux experts are qualified to put the complete range of open source software into practice. Main activities are in the fields of systems management, scheduling and execution of high availibility Linux server systems and the integration of Linux servers and services into existing complex IT infrastructures. Strong partners like Novell, Red Hat, Univention, SEP, GroundWork and OpenXchange are important to give the customer the opportunity to order software and support from the producer itself. dass IT is one of the leading developers of the open source software solution Bareos.



NETWAYS GmbH has been supporting companies in the management of complex IT environments based on open source software for more than 20 years. NETWAYS is market leading in open source systems management based on Icinga, Puppet and Elastic.

Our customers are companies and organisations from all sectors such as Deutsche Post AG, Deutsche Welle, REWE group, Rakuten, Audi AG, Continental AG and GFK AG.

NETWAYS has also made a name for itself as organizer of various conferences training courses on open source monitoring and open source data center solutions.

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