Press Release

Amsterdam, September 25, 2019

Nexedi successfully completed certification of ITRenew Sesame OCP Leopard recertified servers for SlapOS operation management system powered by Ubuntu 16.04 Linux. Any company can now build their own public or private cloud infrastructure based on a fully open-source, license-free solution with 100% success track record.

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Thomas Gambier, Head of Rapid.Space cloud operations at Nexedi, stated: “ITRenew Sesame OCP Leopard recertified servers were installed with Ubuntu 16.04 and SlapOS. They have gone through a one month period of intensive tests which combine CPU, RAM, SSD and networking at the same time by running 48 ERP instances on a 48-core server. All test results were successful.”

Erik Riedel, SVP Sesame Engineering at ITRenew, stated "SlapOS powered by Ubuntu adds a fully open-source, license-free option for companies looking to create their own public cloud or private cloud infrastructure based on recertified Sesame OCP Leopard servers, enabling disruptive TCO driven by both hardware and software parts of the solution." 

Jean-Paul Smets, CEO of Nexedi, concludes: “SlapOS is the only open-source IaaS or PaaS solution with 100% success ratio. Combining SlapOS and ITRenew Sesame OCP Leopard can slash costs by 5 to 20 compared to average public clouds.”


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About Nexedi

Nexedi is the largest publisher of Open Source / Free Software in Europe with 15 million lines of original source code. Nexedi enterprise software portfolio covers business applications (ERP5), edge cloud computing (SlapOS), big data (Wendelin), distributed transactional NoSQL database (NEO), HTML5 productivity (OfficeJS), progressive offline web applications (RenderJS, JIO), software defined resilient networking (re6st), devops (Webrunner) and multimedia conversion (cloudooo). With presence in Europe, Asia and Americas, Nexedi addresses a wide range of industries ranging from aerospace, automotive, banking, telecommunication, healthcare to government sectors. The Free Software nature of Nexedi solutions eliminates licensing costs, provides full freedom to update or customise the system as business requirements change and allows corporations to capitalise on their know how without vendor lock-in. Nexedi provides 24/7 support to corporations and governments wishing to migrate their mission critical applications to Free Software solutions. 

Rapid.Space is a hosting provider operated by Nexedi. since 2018. Rapid.Space offers high performance, dedicated, clusterable servers at the lowest possible cost to IT professionals looking for low latency, high data volume and ethical cloud solution.

To learn more, visit and follow Nexedi on LinkedIn and Twitter @nexedi.

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About ITRenew

ITRenew is the world’s leading provider of circular data center solutions to cloud service providers. As a global disruptor in the data center and tech industries, ITRenew’s mission is to transform the global IT industry by operationalizing circular data centers to maximize financial and environmental sustainability for all infrastructure buyers. ITRenew’s pursuit to revolutionize how IT hardware is managed and deployed around the world is evident through its Sesame line of compute and storage solutions, which brings hyperscale technology to infrastructure buyers everywhere with a transformative reduction in TCO. ITRenew is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley.

To learn more, visit and follow ITRenew on LinkedIn and Twitter @ITRenewinc.

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