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Neil Cresswell, CEO

Neil Cresswell, CEO

Neil brings more than twenty years’ experience in advanced technology including virtualization, storage and containerization.

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by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on September 16, 2022

Over the last week there has been a fair amount of discussion online around a feature in Portainer: the "Pull latest image" functionality. This feature appears as a toggle in …

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by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on September 12, 2022

So you have a standalone Docker host, but you want to experiment with Portainer's Edge Compute features. Or maybe you just want to use one of the features on your …

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Topics:Docker/SwarmEdge / IIOT / IOT / Industry 4.0

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on September 1, 2022

So what's the difference between Portainer Community Edition (CE) and Business Edition (BE). Let's take a quick look at the main comparison points. Portainer CE came first. It's our widely …

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Topics:PortainerKubernetes Management PlatformCompare

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on August 29, 2022

So, you have decided to go into Production with Portainer for the management of remote edge devices, congratulations.. But, your security team have decided to scrutinize the configuration, and rightfully …

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Topics:Edge / IIOT / IOT / Industry 4.0How To

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on August 28, 2022

So, a new feature added to Portainer business in 2022 was the ability to bulk onboard any number of edge devices into Portainer. This feature leverages a generic "discovery" mechanism …

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Topics:Edge / IIOT / IOT / Industry 4.0How To

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on August 25, 2022

So I was casually browsing Twitter this morning, and happened to get tagged on a post asking if there are any alternatives/competitors to Kubernetes, and a few people replied Docker …

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Topics:Docker/SwarmKubernetes Management PlatformNomadDeploy Containers

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on August 23, 2022

One thing we see all the time is people asking what the differences are in resource consumption, between k0s, k3s, and microk8s... Well, let me show you.. I deployed 3x …

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Topics:Kubernetes Management Platform

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on July 28, 2022

This is a question we get asked almost daily by people looking for a Kubernetes management platform. So we've done the research and created a comparison table for Portainer vs …

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Topics:Kubernetes Management PlatformCompare

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on July 25, 2022

Industry 4.0, it's an extremely important change to how we manage the manufacture of goods (and utilities), and arguably has the largest potential for efficiency gains since the industrial revolution! …

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Topics:Edge / IIOT / IOT / Industry 4.0

by Neil Cresswell, CEO, on July 25, 2022

So, you have Portainer running in your environment, you are remote, enjoying a long overdue holiday or something suitably glamorous, and now disaster strikes... you need to access your Docker/Kubernetes …

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