News Category: Enterprise

USPS Goes Open-Source with Tracking System

Article Source Government Computer NewsJuly 9, 2009, 1:45 pm If you’ve gone to USPS.com to track and confirm delivery of a letter or package, you’ve used the U.S. Postal Service’s Product Tracking System (PTS) and probably not known it. And you might not have noticed either when USPS...
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Emulex: We're Not Data Domain

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum The takeover battle for Data Domain may have been settled in favor of EMC, but another high-profile data storage merger fight appears to be over. Emulex announced this morning that it has once again rejected a takeover offer from Broadcom, and Broadcom...
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Check Out Open Source Library and Collections Management Software

Libraries--the brick-and-mortar institutions that amass book and periodical collections, not software modules, that is--get taken for granted in the Internet age. They have to manage vast arrays of information and lend them out to patrons for free, but they often have to do so with shoestring...
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Dell is Sticking with Ubuntu

Article Source Cyber CynicJuly 9, 2009, 2:39 pm I really don't know how this rumor got started, but there are people talking about Dell no longer shipping Ubuntu-powered PCs. Nothing could be further from the truth. The rumor might have started because Dell's U.S. Ubuntu sales page currently...
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Jono Bacon on the Value of Good Communities

Article Source ONLampJuly 9, 2009, 8:35 am Ubuntu has enjoyed fantastic success over the past few years, becoming one of the dominant Linux distributions, and the distribution of choice for netbooks. Jono Bacon's job is to make sure that that success continues, by keeping the huge Ubuntu...
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Google's Native Client Security Contest Found (Minor) Flaws

Article Source Ars TechnicaJuly 8, 2009, 5:00 pm Google is working on an experimental project called Native Client (NaCl) that aims to provide support for securely executing native code in Web browsers. Google released its NaCl prototype under the open source BSD license last year and launched a...
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Open-Source Companies Log Impressive Growth in Q2 2009

Article Source The Open RoadJuly 8, 2009, 4:20 pm In May I reported on the rising fortunes of Funambol, Mozilla, and other open-source companies. Signs of 'green shoots' notwithstanding, the economy doesn't seem to be getting any better, but open-source companies continue to log impressive...
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Thin Client Offers Legacy Ports

Article Source LinuxDevicesJuly 8, 2009, 2:41 pm Devon IT is shipping a Linux-ready thin client with legacy parallel and serial ports, aimed at the retail and financial industries. Based on a 1GHz Via C7 Eden, the TC4 supports RDP, ICA, and web-based applications, plus virtual desktop...
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Java Vital To Top 50 Enterprise Software Vendors

Article Source InformationWeekJuly 8, 2009, 1:19 pm Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems and Sun's Java programming language could "wreak havoc" on the enterprise software market, according to a report by AMR Research, because so many vendors make applications that rely on Java. Of the...
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