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Small & medium business moving away from big tech – easily!
2020-11-21, 13:00–13:25, Κύρια Αίθουσα Ομιλιών
Language: el

In less than 30 minutes, we will showcase the smooth transition process that SMEs can have while using free open source instances such as Nectcloud, Discourse, Bitwarden and BigBlueButton to mention a few. Moving away from Big Tech is easier than ever!


In the #workFromHome era digital infrastructure is as important for small & medium companies as it is having an office (remember that?). Unfortunately, over the last decade, internet infrastructure is offered by only handful companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, otherwise known as GAFAM. They promote themselves as the most convenient offer for digital infra, but as some would say ‘nothing comes for free’. The cost for our convenience is giving our privacy to these companies. Moving to free open source alternatives is the way to go if we want to regain digital sovereignty.
Good news: there are already solid alternatives to a reality full of tech oligarchs and this is what this presentation is all about. In less than 30 minutes, Redon will showcase the smooth transition process that SMEs can have while using free open source instances such as Nectcloud, Discourse, Bitwarden and BigBlueButton to mention a few.

Open Labs hackerspace & LibreTech.school initiator. The last couple of years works in offering reliable open source digital infrastructure to freelancers and SMEs through Cloud68.co. Demanding digital commons, online privacy and internet freedom since 2012.