News Category: Enterprise

Google Could Learn a Thing or Two from EMC

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum One of the interesting (though increasingly tedious) parts about being a long-term technology analyst is seeing the same mistakes made over and over again. A young upstart company that is doing very well looks at a more mature firm and figures they can do...
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Vyatta Startup Takes on World

Vyatta, a feisty Linux networking startup with attitude, believes the current economic downturn and a confluence of technological shifts will enable it to overcome normally impossible odds of success. “We are the Red Hat of networking,” said Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell. Vyatta is benefitting...
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Virtual Linux Desktops Tapped By UN

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 29, 2009, 1:22 pm NComputing announced a partnership with the United Nations to bring 1,000 Linux-based NComputing desktops to schools in developing countries, says the company. NComputing also announced that several electric utilities in the U.S. and Canada...
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Behind the scenes on SourceForge's acquisition of Ohloh

Article Source The Open RoadMay 29, 2009, 12:34 pm On Thursday SourceForge announced its acquisition of Ohloh, operator of Ohloh.net, an open-source data and community service. While the acquisition makes sense - Ars Technica dubs the move "the latest in a string of very smart moves that are...
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IBM Entices Sun, HP Customers onto Linux Mainframes (eWeek)

Article Source eWeekMay 29, 2009, 11:41 am IBM, which is seeing a continued resurgence in the mainframe space, is offering new migration services and financial incentives in hopes of luring away some HP and Sun Unix customers. IBM’s move comes at a time when its System z mainframe business...
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Born Free

Article Source The EconomistMay 29, 2009, 9:29 am Many technology firms are floundering amid the recession. But many of the ones that offer services tied to open-source software—free programs written by volunteers who collaborate online—are boasting double-digit growth. Sales at Red Hat...
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LinuxCon Early Bird Registration Extended

LinuxCon is the new annual technical conference that will provide an unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux. It will bring together the best and brightest that the Linux community has to offer, including core developers, administrators, end users, community managers and...
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Linux Vendors Trumpet Cost Savings

Article Source The Open RoadMay 29, 2009, 8:02 am While Microsoft has been advising open-source vendors not to focus on price as a primary competitive differentiator, the big Linux vendors--Red Hat, Novell (SUSE), and Canonical (Ubuntu)--apparently haven't received the memo. A quick look at...
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Novell Linux Revenues Up 25 Percent Even as Global Server Revenues Plummet

Article Source The Open RoadMay 29, 2009, 6:18 am The bad news is that global server revenues are down 25 percent in the last quarter, according to IDC, with Microsoft Windows server revenues down a whopping 29 percent. The good news? Novell reported Thursday that its Linux Platform revenues...
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SugarCRM 5.5 Expands Open Source CRM

Article Source internetnews.com Open source CRM vendor SugarCRM is ramping up its application with the upcoming version 5.5 release, officially announced on Thursday. SugarCRM 5.5 is a major release including new Web Services and mobility features that expand the functionality and extensibility...
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