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    The COVID-19 Crisis: a Company's Journey into the Unknown

    Container Solutions started 2020 with plans to double our revenue, continue our expansion in the United States, and launch our latest service to help our customers migrate to green data centres. Thing...

    3 Key Practices for Building Organisational Resilience

    Three key practices help us prepare for a crisis:

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    How Hard Is It to Deliver a Virtual Conference in 6 Weeks? (Spoiler: Very)

    Events and content production are at the heart of Container Solutions' marketing strategy. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic didn’t change this strategy, but certainly affected its execution.

    Meet Container Solutions's New CTO: a Chat With Ian Crosby

    What a time to start a new job. In June, in the midst of COVID-19-related economic upheaval around the world, Container Solutions named its new chief technology officer. Ian Crosby replaces CS co-foun...

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    6 Patterns for Coping With a Fast-Moving Crisis

    When the year 2020 started, many businesses—including ours—were looking forward to blue skies ahead. Little did we know that a worldwide pandemic would force us to leave our offices, quarantine in our...

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    A Painless Guide to Blameless Postmortems

    Humans are built to make mistakes. It’s how we learn. That’s true whether you work for a small startup or a global enterprise. The trick is to try to avoid making the same mistakes, over and over.

    3 min read

    Incident Management: 9 Great Resources to Tackle Unexpected Problems

    As Site Reliability Engineers, or SREs, we spend our days (and sometimes nights and weekends) making sure the platforms we oversee run smoothly. We also follow careful protocols for responding when so...

    Recruiting After a Crisis: What Job Candidates Should Know

    Before COVID-19 shut everything down, Container Solutions was growing extremely fast, having a goal to hire more than 100 new engineers in 2020.

    What the COVID-19 Crisis Reveals About Fragile Tech and 'Swimming Naked'

    When preparing contingency plans for a potential crisis, a global pandemic would not previously have been high on any CEO’s list of likely scenarios. But a global pandemic has arrived, with terrible s...