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Take Our Cloud Providers Survey and Enter to Win a Raspberry Pi

Some of today’s most dynamic and innovative free and open source software (FOSS) projects boast significant investment and involvement by well-known cloud service and solution providers. We are launching a survey to better understand the perception of these solution providers by people engaging in...
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China Mobile
China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China -- all of whom are served with open source technologies.

How China Mobile Is Using Linux and Open Source

China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China -- all of whom are served with open source technologies. During the 2016 Mobile World Congress, China Mobile declared that the operational support system running their massive network would...
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Linux Foundation Releases Business Open Source Basics Ebook

Want to know how your business can get the most from open source? This free ebook can help. Developers know that open source is great. Even Microsoft is now on the open-source bandwagon. But, outside of the IT department, many companies don't understand why and how open source can help their...
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Professional Open Source Management (LFC210) Sample Chapter

Fundamentals of Professional Open Source Management (LFC210) is an online, self-paced course developed by The Linux Foundation Consulting team. It gives an overview of open source best practices based on their work with more than 300 companies, from startups to the world’s largest corporations. ...
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Open Networking Summit stage
Open Networking Summit, to be held April 3-6, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA, brings enterprises, carriers, and cloud service providers together with the networking ecosystem to highlight innovation and discuss the future of open source networking. Check out the full conference schedule.

VC Investor Martin Casado on the Future of Software-Defined Networking

Software-defined networking’s biggest accomplishment last year was achieving market traction and validation, says Martin Casado, a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. But there are still many challenges ahead for the industry at large and the organizations that aim to...
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Open Source and the Frozen Middle

dilbert-090525.png Dilbert Comic Strip on 2009-05-25. Copyright 2009 Scott Adams, Inc./Distributed by UFS, Inc. Used with permission Scott Adams Dilbert Comic Strip on 2009-05-25 If you're like me, a term of art called the "Frozen Middle" meant nothing to you, except...
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Hitachi Increases Investment in Open Source With Linux Foundation Platinum Membership

We are thrilled to announce that Hitachi has become the latest Linux Foundation Platinum member, joining existing Platinum members Cisco, Fujitsu, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Qualcomm and Samsung. Hitachi has been a supporter of The Linux Foundation and Linux since 2000, and was...
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7 Notable Legal Developments in Open Source in 2016

A number of interesting and notable legal developments in open source took place in 2016. These seven legal news stories stood out: 1. Victory for Google on fair use in Java API case In 2012 the jury in the first Oracle v. Google trial found that Google's inclusion of Java core library APIs in...
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Open Compliance
The latest article in this series covers four common open source license compliance failures and how to avoid them.

3 Common Open Source IP Compliance Failures and How to Avoid Them

The following is adapted from Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise by Ibrahim Haddad, PhD. Companies or organizations that don’t have a strong open source compliance program often suffer from errors and limitations in processes throughout the software development cycle that can lead to open...
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open source compliance
Part 3 of this series on Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise covers the benefits of complying and the risks of non-compliance and discusses common ways companies fail to comply.

Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise: Benefits and Risks

The following is adapted from Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise by Ibrahim Haddad, PhD. There are several benefits to creating programs and processes that help companies and other organizations achieve open source compliance. On the flip side, there are many risks that companies face when...
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