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Professional Services - Africa

The following Professional Services are registered in Africa.

Name BRLink - Solucoes em TI (http://www.brlink.com.br)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description BRLink is a company that provides open source technical services, consulting, hosting on PostgreSQL.
Number of employees 15
Office locations São Paulo - Brasil
Hours 08:30 às 18:00
Languages English - Português do Brasil
Experience 8 years with PostgreSQL
Contact information Rafael Marangoni - contato@brlink.com.br
Name Bull Information Systems (http://www.postgresqlmigrations.com/)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description Bull Information Systems Inc. is part of a >$1B international IT services company, which offers expertise in all key elements of the IT value chain. Bull holds leadership positions in Open Software, Database Migration technologies, High Performance Computing, and Mission Critical Enterprise Servers. Our experienced team of database specialists has been providing services to Fortune 500 companies and major public sector clients worldwide for over 30 years. We have many years of experience with PostgreSQL, and have completed migrations for major clients in both the private and public sectors both DB2 and Oracle to PostgreSQL, as well as from legacy non-relational databases to PostgreSQL . We have the tools to convert all database features, including stored procedures, triggers, and functions. http://www.postgresmigrations.com
Number of employees 5000+
Office locations Arizona, Massachusetts, Kentucky, USA; Paris, France; Sao Paulo, Brazil
Languages English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Customer example http://www.postgresmigrations.com/cnaf-success-story Bull and CNAF smoothly migrated two proprietary databases to PostgreSQL and improved the performance of PostgreSQL in the process. The consolidation of separate databases into one "national" database resulted in one of the largest PostgreSQL databases in Europe. http://www.postgresmigrations.com/stored-procedure-translation. Bull converted two very large databases with tens of thousands of lines of stored procedures from Oracle to PostgreSQL.
Experience We have experts in Database design, tuning, migration, and can manage small to very large projects. We have expertise in nearly every major relational database, as well as in non-relational databases, and have products and tools that can migrate applications as well as databases.
Contact information General Inquiries: DBMigration@bull.com Phone 1.800.233.2855
Name ctrlF5 (http://www.ctrlf5.co.za)
Description Control-F5 is a specialised consultancy with a strong interest in open source software solutions, particularly Postgres for BI and CMS backends.
Office locations Johannesburg (South Africa)
Experience 15 years across the database landscape, from Access to Universe, past all things relational and nested relational - including Postgres, DB/2, MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server. Six years specifically on Postgres.
Contact information Bell on bell@ctrlf5.co.za or +27 82 454 1168
Name Engine Yard, Inc. (http://www.engineyard.com/)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description Engine Yard is the leading Platform as a Service (PaaS), empowering cloud application development more rapidly, easily and cost effectively. With deep technical expertise, powerful infrastructure orchestration, strong support of the open source community, and world-class service, Engine Yard provides a complete commercial grade solution that enables developers to focus on creating great applications, instead of managing their platform. Thousands of customers in 58 countries, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, rely on Engine Yard to leverage the cloud for competitive advantage. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Amazon.com.
Number of employees 125
Office locations San Francisco, CA; Portland, OR; Dublin, Ireland; Tokyo, Japan; Buffalo, NY
Hours 24x7 via Live Chat; visit engineyard.com and click on Live Chat
Languages English, Japanese
Customer example With each monthly edition of Facebook Stories, we can handle huge traffic bursts of 10s of millions of pageviews - and to get more resources, we just click a button." – Phil Jeffs, Creative Director, Area17 For more examples visit: http://www.engineyard.com/company/customers
Experience Engine Yard has over 6 years of experience offering Ruby on Rails, PHP, and Node.js hosting and support. Engine Yard is the leading Platform as a Service provider with thousands of customers in over 58 countries worldwide. The Engine Yard support team offers · Expertise gained supporting thousands of development teams · Guaranteed response - as little as 30 minutes for urgent issues · Real-time, 24x7 access to support · Deep experience in Ruby on Rails, PHP, Node.js and Database Administration · Global coverage in your time zone · Proactive response and “on behalf” system administration
Contact information sales@engineyard.com 866-518-9273 Live Chat – visit engineyard.com and click on Live Chat
Name EnterpriseDB Corporation (http://www.enterprisedb.com/)
Description The world's leading provider of PostgreSQL support, professional services and training. Support is provided 24x7 on a global basis. Specialists in design, architecture, implementation and management of PostgreSQL. Database optimisation and performance tuning a specialty. Also deliver RemoteDBA services to provide day to day management of PostgreSQL and EnterpriseDB databases.
Number of employees 100-200
Office locations New Jersey & Massachusetts USA, Oxford, England, Islamabad Pakistan, Pune India
Hours 24x7 worldwide
Languages English
Customer example "We chose EnterpriseDB to work with us on PostgreSQL support, because we've been continually impressed by their PostgreSQL expertise, customer focus and support capabilities." -- Vice President for System Software, Sun Microsystems Telco - Entertainment/Gaming - Retail - Finance - Government - Internet - Manufacturing
Experience EnterpriseDB employs the most core PostgreSQL team members and developers of any company, including Bruce Momjian, Dave Page, Heikki Linnakangas, Pavan Deolasee and Korry Douglas. Many of the new features in PostgreSQL 8.3, including key performance enhancements (such as HOT) were developed by EnterpriseDB.
Contact information Technical Support: support@enterprisedb.com +1-732-331-1320 1-800-235-5891 (US Only) Sales Inquiries: sales-us@enterprisedb.com (US) sales-intl@enterprisedb.com (Intl) +1-732-331-1315 +1-877-377-4352 General Inquiries: info@enterprisedb.com +1-732-331-1300 General Inquiries (APAC): info.asiapacific@enterprisedb.com General Inquiries (EMEA): info.emea@enterprisedb.com Media Inquiries: press@enterprisedb.com +1-408-275-6488
Name EUROTUX Informática, SA (http://www.eurotux.com/)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description The core business of Eurotux is to provide global solutions in Internet services with high performance and availability while focusing on system security and integrity. Eurotux possesses excellent skills in various areas and a notable customer portfolio. It specializes in high performance, fault tolerant web, database and email/messaging systems.
Number of employees 30
Office locations Portugal, Mozambique
Hours 08:00 - 20:00
Languages Portuguese, English, Spanish
Experience 10+ years experience in deployment and management of PostgreSQL databases mainly in highly available, performance-demanding and secure environments.
Contact information sales@eurotux.com eurotux.com/contacts
Name Figure8 Information Studio (http://www.figure8.co.za)
Description Figure8 Information Studio is an open source company combines the Geographical Information System(GIS) technology and Information Technology(IT) to provide a complete range of affordable business solutions from consulting, desktop support, scalable network resources, centralized file-system services, client /server applications, integrated communications services and user training to database-driven web-based applications, custom web site design, e-commerce, integrated web development for all our clientelle needs.
Number of employees 5
Office locations East London ( South Africa )
Languages English
Contact information East London South Africa Tel: +27739776951 Fax : +27866905516 email: info@figure8.co.za http://www.figure8.co.za
Name Kieser Consultancy Limited (http://www.kieser.net)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description We are a mature, stable and well funded company. We have established, long term clients and a stable revenue base. Our knowledge is based in high end, enterprise environments. We specialise in developing and hosting bespoke database web applications. We also provide both onsite and offsite consultancy and Postgres support services. We can deliver the full product stack from requirements planning to deployment, hosting and maintenance including preconfigured hardware. We develop in Ruby on Rails, Java, PLPgSQL or PHP. Our unique skill is bringing creativity and innovative ideas to our clients while converting commercial requirements into technical deliverables. Our hosting is 100% OpenSource, based on Linux with a 100% telecoms SLA and full management and support of your Postgres database(s). If you are looking for a thorough-bred, 100% OpenSource, reliable service provider with a proven track record and a passion for technology, you just found it!
Number of employees 9
Office locations Carlisle (UK), London (UK), Johannesburg (South Africa)
Hours 8:30 - 19:00
Languages English
Customer example Alcatel J P Morgan O2 Virgin (V2 music) IDR General Electric Deutsche Bank La Redoute Fotorama
Experience 12 years Postgres 16 years Ingres 4 years Oracle 16 years Linux PHP: Since Rasmus first released it. Ruby on Rails: Since David first released it. Java: Since Sun first released it.
Contact information Email web@kieser.net
Name Metatron Technology Consulting (http://www.metatrontech.com/)
Description Software Development, Training, and Technical Writing on PostgreSQL and line of business applications (LedgerSMB in particular).
Number of employees 3
Languages English
Customer example 1: Authored technical documentation for Microsoft on running PostgreSQL on Windows. 2: Fortune 500 company wished to develop open source configurations to sell package with their projects. Provided training to a mixed group of engineers and marketing personnel on open source accounting and CRM software. 3: Mid-sized financial services business needed financial accounting software. We implemented a solution for them based on LedgerSMB and trained database administrators familiar with MySQL on the use and administration of PostgreSQL databases.
Experience Our team has 12 years experience with managing and developing for PostgreSQL. We are deeply involved in the development of LedgerSMB and contribute to other open source projects as well.
Name PostgreSQL-Consulting.com (http://www.postgresql-consulting.com/)
Description We provide a full set of very affordable 24x7 support services covering all the PostgreSQL database life cycle. It includes architecture, deployment, scalability, optimization, maintenance and coaching tasks. Startups are offered 50% off.
Office locations USA, Germany, Russia, Australia
Hours 24x7
Languages English, Russian
Contact information support@postgresql-consulting.com
Name Unisys Corporation (http://www.unisys.com)
Description Unisys is a worldwide information technology services and solutions company. It provides Open Source support services, consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and infrastructure services, combined with ppowerful enterprise server technology. Unisys specializes in helping clients use information to create efficient, secure business operations that allow them to achieve their business goals. Unisys consultants, and industry experts work with clients to understand their business challenges and create greater visibility into critical linkages throughout their operations. Unisys has deep focus on testing, optimization and maintenance of mission-critical, enterprise-class solutions leveraging Open Source, worldwide enterprise-class support for Open Source Software including PostgreSQL.
Office locations Unisys Way, Blue Bell, PA, 19424 USA (offices worldwide)
Hours 24/7
Languages English
Experience The Unisys Open Support Services helps PostgreSQL clients leverage the significant benefits of open source and open standards without compromising enteprise characteristics such as security, reliability, and performance.
Contact information 1 215 986 4011 (USA corporate office)
Name Zwartberg Research & Development (http://www.zwartberg.com/hosting.html)
Provides Provides both support and hosting.
Description We offer a range of hosting options, from entry level to clustered, including dedicated Postgresql databases. These services are fully managed with rotating backup. We also offer The Karoo Project (for accelerated application development) for free.
Number of employees 4
Office locations South Africa
Hours Daylight hours in South Africa
Languages English
Customer example http://www.deniseohlson.co.za/
Experience 20+ years
Contact information Land line: +27 23 5411 462 Mobile: +27 79 69 77 082 5 Jan Louw Str, Prince Albert, 6930 Postal: P.O. Box 2, Prince Albert 6930 South Africa

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