We continue to introduce you to the speakers of Zabbix Summit Online 2021. Our next guest is Brian van Baekel – a known Zabbix evangelist and trainer who has educated hundreds of students on all the nuances of working with our monitoring system.
This year’s Zabbix Summit 2021 will take place online on October 21. We decided to introduce you to the speakers and reveal some of the topics that will be covered during the event. Our first interviewee will be Jacob Robinson, who is speaking at this year’s Zabbix summit for the first time.
HARP, which has provided ASP and SaaS services to the Hokkaido government and local governments within Hokkaido, promoting shared IT infrastructure and electronic application and facility reservation services, has been using Zabbix for about ten years and has moved to the latest LTS version, Zabbix 5.0. As digital technologyʼs role in local government functions increases, the company is working to make more comprehensive monitoring platforms a reality.
Active Zabbix community members Nathan Liefting and Brian van Baekel wrote a new book on Zabbix, sharing their years of monitoring experience. Nathan Liefting kindly agreed to share with us how the idea for Monitoring Cookbook was born and revealed the main topics covered.
Zabbix Summit 2020 was supposed to be the greatest Zabbix event of the decade – we planned to celebrate the 10th anniversary Zabbix Summit. But the very different 2020 circumstances intervened, and we had to adjust to the new reality and shift our focus. It so happened that in 2020 we held not the tenth anniversary but the first online Zabbix summit.
Alexander Sergunin is a man of a kind. He leads a sales team in Zabbix, takes an active part in the Zabbix activities, and creates a friendly and productive atmosphere in the Zabbix office. At Zabbix Summit Online 2020, he will talk about professional services the Zabbix team offers. We asked Alexander how Zabbix and clients’ requirements have changed over the eight years he worked in the company.
Christian Anton is an active Zabbix Community member and a highly experienced Zabbix professional. He conducts training courses and webinars, spreads the word about Zabbix during the events, and delivers Zabbix professional services by being a certified partner. This year Christian will complete the list of his accomplishments and become a speaker at the main Zabbix event of the year. We decided to learn about his experience and asked how he feels preparing to speak to the Zabbix Summit audience for the first time.
World-class microwave equipment manufacturer SAF Tehnika has decided to partner with Zabbix to provide NMS capabilities to its end customers. Tatjana will reveal the integration details at Zabbix Summit Online 2020. But here in the Zabbix Blog, she shared an impressive experience of SAF Tehnika’s business development and told us why the company chose Zabbix to work with.
Robert Silva has a Zabbix Certified Expert and Docker Certified Associate status as well as a wealth of experience in monitoring and community events organizing. He told us about his professional activities and the speech he will deliver at the Zabbix Summit Online 2020.