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GDPR secure personnel management

As a service provider, Molnix acts as a processor in terms of GDPR. Although we are not carrying out data handling by ourself, Molnix is still deemed to be a processor because we provide cloud services for personnel management.

What are the requirements set for a processor? In this post I will concentrate in the first paragraph of the article 28 of the Regulation. To quote article 28, “the controller shall use only processors providing sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of this Regulation and ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.” Read more “GDPR secure personnel management”

Molnix Nextcloud Cloud suite

Molnix Nextcloud upgraded to version 13

It has been a year since migrating to Nextcloud, and it has been a great year indeed. We are happy to announce that Molnix Nextcloud is now up to version 13. That is two major releases within a year. Despite the rapid speed of development and introduction of new features, stability has only improved since the ownCloud days. With Nextcloud 13 come several new features and improvements as well as lots of fixes. Read more “Molnix Nextcloud upgraded to version 13”

Architecture for backup proposal Backup

A proposal for a new open source backup solution

I started my first business with offering a backup solution. This was back in year 2000, using Bacula and rsync. Ever since, I have been involved in providing backup solutions, and developing extensions to them. Our current business offers both BackupPC and UrBackup. Furthermore, our ownCloud and Nextcloud services have some very nifty aspects that are applicable to backup contexts.

With the increasing focus on cloud solutions and scalability, I find there is a gap in the open source backup offerings. In this post I explore the features needed and propose a new backup solution or a goal that current solutions can evolve into. Read more “A proposal for a new open source backup solution”