Open Source Cloud: ownCloud Releases Commercial Offerings

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The transformation of open source projects into business ventures doesn’t always proceed smoothly: Witness Mandriva Linux and OpenOffice.org, to name just a couple examples. But ownCloud, which began the launch of a commercial entity in December 2011, seems to be off to a decidedly successful start, with the release of the company’s first commercial products. Here are the details, and their implications for open source cloud computing. ownCloud remains a small company, but it stands poised to make big waves, particularly within the open source channel where it arguably represents t (IT news)