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Arjan de Jong

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Jitscale takes care of new requests, timely renewal and installation of SSL certificates for all customers. Jitscale also advises customers on the type of certificate and the right vendor. None of our customers currently use certificates signed by DigiNotar. Jitscale will remain vigila...
Jitscale, an international outsourcing partner for business critical IT infrastructures, has announced that Bernhard van Oranje has joined its Supervisory Board. Former Secretary of State and Minister Vermeend already accepted a commissionership at Jitscale at the end of June. With the...
Amazon’s Web Services’ European cloud suffered an outage over the weekend due to a lightning strike to the transformer at one of its power suppliers. The outage affected its European Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Relational Database Service (RDS) cloud services, among others. Accordi...
Jitscale, an international outsourcing partner for business-critical IT infrastructures, with establishments in the Netherlands and the United States, appointed the Dutch Internet entrepreneur Willem Vermeend, former Minister of Social Affairs and former State Secretary of Finance, as ...
During its yearly Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2011, Microsoft introduced Windows Azure Cloud Appliance to its partners. The appliance can be used by Microsoft partners to roll-out new cloud services in data centers. The available server capacity will be maximally utilized fo...
Jitscale, an international outsourcing partner for business-critical IT infrastructures, announced that it will extend its activities and is therefore looking for new talented and enthusiastic employees. The company currently has 7 job openings for its office in Nieuwegein. For its off...
For our Orlando office in Florida we have the following job openings. If you are interested in working at our Dutch office, please visit the Dutch version of our website.
Due to the many positive reactions from the business community to our international expansion and recent extension of IT management services, we are taking the next step in extending the IT services we offer to our customers in the US. In order to continue to meet the growing demand fo...
Recently, we were bombarded with the ominous message that the “European cloud” is actually a sham. This statement was especially put forward in response to questions surrounding the introduction of Microsoft’s cloud service Office 365, on which occasion Managing Director Microsof...
Popular social networking site Clubs.nl part of the cloud with Jitscale. About Clubs.nl Clubs.nl is the first large social networking site in The Netherlands. Started in 1999 by ‘Het Net’ (KPN), the site offers members the ability to start their own club, which others can join. Every c...
Jitscale has designed and built a customer-specific infrastructure for Albelli, which is fully managed and pro-actively monitored by Jitscale. About Albelli Albelli (formerly Albumprinter, established in 2001) is the largest European photo album supplier, and operates in the Netherland...
Management of the complete (100% availability)platform of AMBER Alert by Jitscale. About AMBER Alert AMBER Alert is the nationwide alert system for urgent cases of missing children and child abductions. This system enables the police to immediately warn the Dutch population by means of...
About us Jitscale is a company based in the Netherlands specializing in building and managing complex and business critical internet platforms. Due to our rapid expansion to the US, we are looking for a skilled system administrator who also has experience building software. Our custome...
Watch this one-minute screencast about the Jitscale scalable web infrastructure, a very quick introduction to your cost savings when using Jitscale.
Watch this two-minute infographic explaining what cloud computing is all about. It also addresses the advantages Jitscale can offer your company.
VNU Business Publications has its applications managed by Jitscale. Sites such as computable.nl and intermediair.nl are being managed and optimized by Jitscale. About VNU Business Publications VNU Business Publications is part of the VNU-concern. VNU is part of the VNU-concern. VNU is ...
At selecting Jitscale as partner for the full management of the online platform of Allianz Schadeverzekeringen NV (Allianz Insurance plc), Jitscale developed a complete environment for AllianzNet. About Allianz Allianz is one of the largest insurers worldwide. Allianz Netherlands wants...
NCRV commissioned Jitscale to develop a Media Asset Management System, named Themis. About NCRV The NCRV is a multimedia enterprise, using her media means for a substantial contribution to the quality of society and to act as an indispensable link in strong Dutch Public Broadcasting. T...
The “Nederlandse Vereniging van Ziekenhuizen” (Dutch Hospitals Association) had an application developed that could be vital to all Dutch people. Jitscale makes sure there is nothing left to worry about. About NVZ The NVZ is primarily focused on the collective representation of care-re...
Some of Amazon’s Web Services are currently experiencing technical difficulties. HootSuite, Foursquare and some other well-known sites, that rely on Amazon AWS, are either down or have recently experienced downtime or latency issues. According to Amazon’s Service Health Das...
Whilst cloud providers have been primarily focusing on cost savings to persuade companies to migrate to the cloud, a recent study conducted by the Cloud Industry Forum in the UK shows that the agility given to businesses to deliver new services is the primary driver to adopt cloud comp...
Whilst cloud providers have been primarily focussing on cost savings to persuade companies to migrate to the cloud, a recent study conducted by the Cloud Industry Forum in the UK shows that the agility given to businesses to deliver new services is the primary driver to adopt cloud com...
Companies and multinationals realize they need to get on board with cloud computing and find out how all these possibilities can benefit them. This raises all kinds of questions: What clouds are there? Which one is the most suitable for our company? Is it secure enough for our data? Ho...
“Companies are not interested in technology, cloud computing and storage. That’s correct! They should focus on their core business. A bank should lend money, a media company should publish content, a logistics company should send parcels to their destinations and a health insurance com...
“Companies are not interested in technology, cloud computing and storage. That’s correct! They should focus on their core business. A bank should lend money, a media company should publish content, a logistics company should send parcels to their destinations and a health insurance com...
Jitscale, a leading Dutch cloud management provider, has announced further expansion of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and cloud management offerings. Targeting key growth markets globally, Jitscale has planned an international expansion to coincide with its recent ISO/IEC 2700...
Jitscale has announced further expansion of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS-) and cloud management-activities to some key worldwide growth markets. The provider has planned the approach to fit a strategically favourable time: the certification according to ISO/IEC 27001. Jitscale...
Jitscale has announced further expansion of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and cloud management offerings. Targeting key growth markets globally, Jitscale has planned an international expansion to coincide with its recent ISO/IEC 27001 certification. Based in Nieuwegein, the Ne...
AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an even easier way for developers to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. They simply upload their application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and ap...
Over the course of my life both in and outside of the IT arena, I have noted the extra steps taken by companies and individuals to gain an extra foot hold over the next contender. This is most apparent in products with manufacturers grappling with each other over features and price, ea...
Tom Bittman, vice president and distinguished analyst with Gartner Research, reported some interesting findings earlier this fall. Virtual machine penetration 50% According to Bittman, virtual machine penetration has increased 50% in the last year. Gartner believes that nearly 30% of a...
Source: Netcraft Survey 2010
According to a survey held by Savvis in cooperation with IDG Research and CIO Custom Solutions Group in September and October 2010, 60% of IT managers have difficulties to choose the right cloud solution. When asked about their preference, 42% will purchase an enterprise-grade/ best-of...
According to an article published on Computerworld.nl, Euro-commissioner Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda & ICT) warns for the danger of Cloud Computing. Therefore, the European Commission is going to introduce new and strict rules regarding data storage and processing abroad. “Cloud C...
A study conducted by CA Technologies indicates that downtime of IT infrastructures causes European companies to loose 17 billion Euros per year. That’s the equivalent of 13.5% of the proposed EU budget for 2011. The study shows that downtimes are frequent, lengthy – a collective ...
So what do I mean by this? Well if we take a brief look at history we have seen good ideas and new technology provided by the industry that has taken a number of years to really take a hold in the market space. I think the most recent example of this is the slow adoption of USB. USB...
Looking out there in the world right now it looks to be that Cloud technology is showing signs of being another victim of an unready environment. So what do I mean by this? Well if we take a brief look at history we have seen good ideas and new technology provided by the industry that ...
Forming an opinion about cloud computing can be difficult since so much has been written on this subject – and many of the articles are diametrically opposed. The usability and technical advantages of cloud computing described in those articles are not always crystal clear, and often r...
Watching the technology wave move with the release of new computer systems, namely hand held devices made me think about the influence that cloud computing will have in these spaces as we become a more on demand world. Right now we see a wave of devices enabled with Google’s Andr...