Inktank, Servergy, Twitter Promote Linux in the Cloud

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Part of the point of open source software is that it lacks an all-powerful authoritative body. But since centralized direction can be useful from time to time, organizations such as the Linux Foundation, a nonprofit consortium, fulfill such roles to a certain extent. And the organization’s stature is set to increase with the signing-on of some big names from the open source world and beyond. Here are the details. On Aug. 28, 2012, the Linux Foundation will officially announce that Inktank, Servergy and Twitter have become members of the consortium. The move adds three big names to the si (IT news)