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Online Platform Utopia

Cloud sustainability with OpenStack and Kubernetes

Since 2007, visitors to the online platform have been able to find answers to their questions about sustainability. With UTOPIA: values, the company is now expanding its portfolio to include management consultancy for sustainability communication.


In close collaboration, SpaceNet and b'nerd have realised a powerful, state-of-the-art private cloud environment for Utopia. State-of-the-art hardware combined with the innovative use of OpenStack and Kubernetes now help to utilise resources efficiently and work more economically.

Our service

  • Architecture and provision of a dedicated, high-performance Kubernetes cluster based on OpenStack with Ceph storage.
  • Kubernetes platform as a managed service, includes: Virtual server, private cloud environment, root server, server cluster, cloud storage and backup.
  • Managed services: MySQL, HA Galera cluster and container registry.
  • Server operation, operating system management, managed network and firewall in a high-tech data centre.
  • 24/7 service
  • Concept at the start of the project
  • Continuous service management for further development and optimisation of the environment.

Project success

The advantage for Utopia:

  • Resource-saving work, in line with the customer's sustainability concept
  • Less administrative work and therefore lower costs and leaner processes
  • Relief in day-to-day work through efficient, fast working

SpaceNet takes care of hosting and operation in a 24/7 service. b'nerd takes care of the management of OpenStack and Kubernetes.

Customer opinion

"SpaceNet and b'nerd provided us with excellent advice on the implementation of the entire project and took over the coordination of the technical setup. The use of Kubernetes as a state-of-the-art technology now saves us time, money and nerves!"

Martin Möller, IT Manager / Lead Developer, Utopia GmbH

Your SpaceNet contact

Stefan Hagen

Expert for networking, open source technologies and large corporations
(089) 32356-202