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Leading provider of open-source support and tools is acquired by Rogue Wave Software. What does it means for enterprise software development and support?
OpenLogic, a provider of enterprise open source software support and governance solutions for hundreds of open source packages, today announced it is conducting a survey to help identify how well companies understand their use of open source and their obligations to comply with open source licenses.
Last week's OSCON conference served to remind us that open source software is setting the pace. We've come a very long way from the old saw that "open source doesn't innovate." Instead, you might ask: Is innovation in enterprise software happening anywhere else other than in open source land?
One of my favorite workshops to give is the one that introduces librarians and their staff to open source software. After defining open source to them and debunking all the FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) out there, I focus my talk on a list of open source tools that can be useful to libraries.
Most commercial software today depends on open source software. The commercial software might be using an underlying open source platform, or it might be incorporating open source components, or it might be provided as a commercial open source product itself.
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCSteven Grandchamp has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry, serving in executive roles at four successful start ups and at Microsoft.
Open source software has come a long way since the moniker "open source" was first coined in 1998. The Cathedral and the Bazaar helped to explain this new paradigm of software production, and history has proven that the profound implications predicted by Raymonds essay were not only credible, but now also obvious.
OpenLogic, a provider of enterprise open source software support and governance solutions for CentOS and hundreds of other open source packages, today announced it will partner with GroundWork to provide CentOS support for the GroundWork Monitor Enterprise Quickstart Virtual Appliance based on CentOS.
It might seem strange coming from the founder of OpenLogic, a company focused on helping others succeed with open source, but the fact is that closed source is better than open source in certain situations.