Caldera wins Best Open Source Project Award


Author: JT Smith

Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) today announced that the OpenWBEM project, an effort to develop an Open Source implementation of Web Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) suitable for commercial and non-commercial use, claimed the Best Open Source Project Award at LinuxWorld Expo, New York. Caldera is the OpenWBEM project maintainer and contributor of the original code base.

“Caldera is honored to receive this recognition for the OpenWBEM project,” said Drew Spencer, chief technology officer for Caldera International, Inc. “Since its inception, Caldera has remained committed to the Open Source community. Our objective with OpenWBEM, comparable to our intent with Caldera Volution Manager, is to make it easier for system administrators to manage heterogeneous systems.”

Started at Caldera, the OpenWBEM project is an implementation of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) WBEM standard. In essence, the OpenWBEM project creates a port through which standardized management of various computing systems is possible. The current version is completely usable, and the goal now is to port it to many platforms and to write providers.

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