Problem-solving is our core expertise
Open Source, tailored for you
Since 2000, Kangaroot is specialised in Enterprise Solutions based on Linux & Open Source Software. We have designed, implemented & maintained 100's of servers & networks. With our consulting, organisations lower their IT capital costs & operational expenses. Our certified engineers help you reduce over-provisioning, consolidate servers and increase business agility and continuity.
Open Source Software Consulting
Strategic advice & implementation
By using the available open source building blocks & the occasional proprietary package, we provide a tailor-made solution which we integrate in your current infrastructure. In this way, we guarantee you a solid IT-infrastructure that provides 100% business continuity.
Do you need a solution to your problem, right now? We can help. Or would you like the peaceful Zen mind that comes with a 24/7 support contract? Our support engineers are always on call. Using automated monitoring and alert systems, we help keep your infrastructure up and running.
Training & coaching
We provide core & advanced open source skill sets for real world roles. Our seminars, workshops, hands-on training sessions & mentoring are based on best practices & extensive experience. Every engagement is tailored specifically to your business, so the training aligns perfectly with your organisational and business needs.
Kangaroot has developed a number of "rootstacks" these are open source, automated environments that deliver you a Platform of integrated open source components , ready to be used by a developer, application owner, etc ... You can find our code on github.com/kangaroot
These stacks will offer you a cloud-provider independent software stack, that can be run anywhere - with the ease of use normally found in public cloud services. And they can also be deployed on your own hardware, in your own datacenter. Additionally, a managed service model of these rootstacks will be available soon on rootstacks.io
Many of today's open source technologies have become very complex to operate and maintain, which sometimes is a reason not to invest in knowing the ins and outs of the technology underneath, and focus on using it and getting the value for the user or organisation immediately.
That's why more and more customers choose our managed services model, where Kangaroot installs, runs, maintains and updates your open source components, so you can focus on using it. This can be either on on-premise infrastructure or on public cloud resources.
We do this for most of the partner technologies and for a fixed price per month.
Build > The automation factory is a set of advisory intakes, workshops, employee trainings, best practices and ongoing code assistance and coaching for your team with only one goal. Automate your server, cloud, network and security infrastructure. All based on Ansible technology.
With good engineers always in short supply, automation will be a key enabler to keep your business running and growing without growing your technical teams. Additionally, the team you have will able to work on more valuable and non-repeating tasks.
Convert > for organisations that have already invested in other automation technologies, the Convert Factory helps you keep (and update) the logic that was already in place, but translate it to easier-to-read Ansible playbooks, allowing more teammembers to work with and on these automation tools.
How we work
Information technology is critical, your business cannot operate without it. At Kangaroot, we ask the right questions so we can develop a technical solution based on your long-term business requirements. We are passionate about open source technology, but we are realistic. If a solution to your problem requires proprietary software, we will use that too.
Local people for continuity
Our experts are local people who have been helping businesses with open source software since 2000. They are always just a phone call away. There are no language barriers, cultural barriers or different time zones. The expert helping you today will be the same person who is helping you next month.
We solve technical business problems on a case-by-case basis. We can use all the technology open source has to offer to improve your business agility, performance and cost reduction. If necessary, we use proprietary software too: we're passionate about open source, but we're also realistic and flexible.
Fixed fee & avoid vendor lock-in
With open source software, you improve your operational efficiency and lower your total cost of ownership. Additionally, you avoid vendor lock-in. We are confident in our skills, so we can offer you a solution for a fixed fee.