Superior Open Source Solutions

Become our partner for your IT peace of mind, together we collaborate & innovate to bring future-facing solutions.

Why Obsidian Systems

Why Open Source?

Solutions are driven by market-demand making functionality relevant and flexible. Key principles of open standards and transparency decrease security risk with many eyes and peer reviews globally. 

Who we are

With 19 years of experience in refining it’s offering to you, we’ve got your back for EOS deployment, maintenance and expertise for your Open Source infrastructure, platform and software services.

Why Enterprise Open Source?

Harnessing rapid innovation of Open Source standards for enterprise-ready, certified, supported and infinitely scalable platforms for stable, efficient and resilient IT solutions.

Our unique services

Time constraints and business pressures can mean that maintenance is the last resort. Our skilled consultants are at your service. Our monthly retainer service offering gives you a choice of six service levels bundled with a Service Level Agreement. Obsidian Maintain allows for unique customisation around your server requirements with six service levels. We can monitor and report your service uptimes, heat maps, configurations and updates. We update on demand and manage all your compliance requirements including support, break-fix, administration and maintenance.

Monitored

  • Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Maintenance
  • Support
  • Updates
  • Administration

For any Linux-based server that you would like monitored, without any support.

Unfortunately, we back away if there is a problem.  This package would suit your needs if you require notification on your server or application thresholds.

 

Serviced

  • Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Maintenance
  • Support
  • Updates
  • Administration

This is ideal for a Disaster Recovery system and we make sure that it’s ready when you need it.

We are there to assist if your mission critical server goes down, with a smooth switch over to the DR.

Maintained

  • Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Maintenance
  • Support
  • Updates
  • Administration

For a container, a system that does not require any updating ever. Work off the host OS so there is automated updates.
+ We have a value added service to administrative skills required for your server.

Managed

  • Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Maintenance
  • Support
  • Updates
  • Administration

A full systems service for your mission critical systems.

+ Administration element as an added service for your mission critical environment.

Testimonials

  • "The Obsidian Team have proven to be quite efficient in their support to AGA over the past 8 years. There were numerous times when we needed assistance with planned changes and break-fix incidents that they were on‐site through to resolution.

    They played a very important role in our clean...

    - Jacob van Aswegen (IT Manager)
  • "At NTT Group, we are extremely satisfied with Obsidian. We received quick and professional service from them. It’s just a pleasure to do business with them."

    - Andre Hamann (IT Manager)
  • "In Dekra Automotive's experience, not using Obsidian Systems will be a loss to any company or individual. If you want friendly, quick support with top notch knowledge 24 hours a day, Obsidian Systems is the only direction you should look.  Obsidian is a company that doesn’t beat around the bush...

    - Jonathan Wilson (IT Administrator)
  • "In 2010, Emakhazeni Local Municipality ICT Department looked to change over from Microsoft Exchange to Open Source Software (OSS). After doing some research, we were recommended to seek advice on OSS with Obsidian by Rectron (Pty) Ltd. That was the start of our relationship and it continues to...

    - Niall Carroll (Deputy Manager, ICT)
Open Innovation
Obsidian, Red Hat lay down enterprise security gauntlet for CIOs
Open source industry partners Obsidian and Red Hat will host a two-day event in October to discuss the feasibility of open source technology as an integrated IT solution for enterprises and the...
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Stratus Debuts Fully-Integrated Disaster Recovery to Complete the Industry’s Most Comprehensive End-to-End Software Defined Availability Solution
everRun® portfolio expands to include fault-tolerant and high availability options to suit different application requirements in the data center and at the network’s edge.
via Stratus Technologies
Wed, 5 Nov 2014
Stratus Debuts Fully-Integrated Disaster Recovery to Complete the Industry’s Most Comprehensive End-to-End Software Defined Availability Solution
everRun® portfolio expands to include fault-tolerant and high availability options to suit different application requirements in the data center and at the network’s edge.
via Red Hat Jboss
Wed, 5 Nov 2014
Top 5 Predictors of IT Performance
If you've read the 2014 State of DevOps Report, you've seen that high-performing IT departments are more agile and reliable, deploying code 30 times more frequently than their lower-performing peers...
via PuppetLabs
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Webinar: Practical Advice for Agile Product Management
A few months ago we held a webinar with two of Atlassian’s rockstar product managers on doing agile product management the right way. After seeing how helpful and popular it was, we’re...
via Atlassian Blogs
Thu, 30 Oct 2014