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Spirula’s CEO, Ahmed Mekkawy, took part in CTO Connect event, organized by Startup MENA, in Alexandria on Saturday June 6, at M3mal co-working space.  The event targeted entrepreneurs and geeks, on “how to do a better job of building and managing your techie startup”, providing...

Following an expansion strategy in Spirula’s business operations, we have consequently decided to expand our standard technical operations service hours to be 12 hours daily instead of only 8, covering from 8 am to 8 pm. This new approach will help us serve new customers...

Spirula Systems took part in Mushtarak’s opening in Dokki, Cairo. Mushtarak is Egypt’s first tech hub; a space for techies and geeks from different backgrounds, and with different interests, to network and collaborate, in order to come up with innovative ways to use technology to...

Today, Spirula Systems is 5 years old! Five years ago, Spirula Systems started with a vision of supporting and encouraging business decision makers in adopting Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), by offering high quality, reliable, and affordable services. The journey wasn’t easy, but we made it! We’re...

We are glad to announce that Spirula Systems joined The Egyptian Information Telecommunications, Electronics & Software Alliance (EITESAL), which has over 300 companies in Egypt working in the areas of: Electronics, Telecommunications, Software, Training, System Integration, Content, Consultancy, Outsourcing and Call Center Services. We have...

Yesterday,  Mushtarak  hosted  a  panel  discussion  on  the  Free  and  Open  Source  Software (FOSS) movement  in Egypt,  and  its  National Strategy  for  FOSS  adoption.  The Strategy  was driven by a large group of FOSS advocates. The panel consisted of Ahmed Mekkawy, Spirula’s CEO, among notable...

Spirula has doubled the size of its team compared to previous years, accompanied by a capital increase and an increase in operations. This increase in size doubles our capacity, allowing us to take up more opportunities and target more markets. It is an advancement step for...

On September 20, 2014, the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community in Egypt has celebrated the Software Freedom Day. The event took place in Mushtarak, where different FOSS advocates discussed topics related to technologies and strategies. Spirula Systems participated with a small talk, where Ahmed...

Since January 2011, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) advocates have been urging the Egyptian government to shift from proprietary software towards FOSS, and the argument was mostly financial, based on saving the costs of acquiring licenses. Nevertheless, the argument later included the capabilities that...

As we are always keen to provide our valued clients with top notch technologies, Spirula Systems started offering DevOps automation with ansible. By using ansible, we are able to provide configurations management, mass­controlling clusters, automated provisioning for replicable environments, among other use cases. Combined with...