The Linux Foundation has announced a number of one-year project milestones for the OpenMAMA project that include important new code contributions, a fully open source software stack and the first commercial offering to result from the project.
OpenMAMA is an open source Middleware Agnostic Messaging API that provides an interface for passing data between high volume, low latency messaging applica
At Synnex National Conference, scores of VARs last week discovered open source business solutions from Digium, Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) and Open-Xchange. Many of those channel partners investigated Asterisk (an IP PBX), unified communications, virtualization and cloud-based email solutions that leverage open source at the core.
The New Open Source Business Model Still Relies on Closed Source
Linux Planet: “Businesses are struggling with how to make money from open-source software. Is going closed-source still the only way?”
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Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), one of the biggest names in the open-source channel, is best known for its backroom server products, especially Red Hat Enterprise Linux. But the company underlined its commitment to the other end of the hardware spectrum as well this week with the announcement of a partnership with Avnet Embedded.
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
The open source channel’s answer to proprietary cloud solutions has become more compelling with the announcement of a new object storage service from DreamHost that offers full compatibility with other popular APIs. It already has some open source partners talking. Here’s why.
The new service, called DreamObjects, is based on Ceph, the open source distributed storage system.
Virtualization kingpin VMware (NYSE: VMW) last week signed on as a Platinum member to the Open Source Software Institute (OSSI), a nonprofit organization whose members include corporate, government, academic and open source development community supporters.