Monthly Archives: June 2011

First-Hand Insight into Open Source Trends with Paul Daugherty

As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing firm, Accenture’s client list includes corporations and government agencies in 120 countries. By blending deep industry knowledge with technology expertise, it has developed and implemented solutions for a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Future of cloud survey shows significance of open source

The 451 Group was pleased to work with North Bridge Venture Partners, GigaOM and additional companies and players in the industry for the Future of Cloud Computing Survey 2011, which confirmed the early nature of the market, but also indicated … Continue reading

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U.S. military adopts more open source: is that secure enough for you?

Military is busily creating secure forges for its many open source projects By Source Seeker on Tue, 07/27/10 – 12:51pm. The U.S. military and researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are putting their heads together to help the military adopt … Continue reading

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Cloud.com and OpenStack code will merge

Video (Peder Ulander from cloud.com) Cloud.com and OpenStack code will merge Date: Jun 15, 2011 Cloud.com is making moves and beginning to merge OpenStack code with its cloud management framework according to CMO Pedar Ulander. He also discusses why IT … Continue reading

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Google Launches Open Source Chromebooks

Today Google announced the immediate availability of their long awaited “Chromebooks”, and they might just be the best competitor to Microsoft and Apple yet. Based on a solid Linux core, Chrome OS is built to be the fastest way to … Continue reading

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xTuple partners with leading global accounting group BDO

From latest xtuple newsletter  We’re very pleased to announce that xTuple has joined the BDO Seidman Alliance, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting, service, and technology firms. As an independent member of the BDO Seidman … Continue reading

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Red Hat and Santos Offer Up Case Study on Linux Cost Savings

A funny thing happened to Red Hat–the poweful purveyor of support and services surrounding Linux–over the past couple of years as large open source-focused companies such as Novell and Sun Microsystems became acquisition targets for big software companies: It became … Continue reading

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Openbravo 3 : Spotlight on Retail Companies

Recent Webinar Retail companies face increased operational and IT complexity as they open new stores and introduce e-commerce, to reach more customers and increase customer loyalty. Total inventory investment must be kept under control, with stock outs minimized at each … Continue reading

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Spanish ERP company flexes open-source muscle

Most open-source companies rely on business models (and development models) that aim to leverage large global communities of users and developers. The goal? Monetize some percentage of a very large number of community members. So it’s hard to imagine a … Continue reading

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Open Cloud Computing : History of Open Source Coding and the Open Cloud

Though open source refers to the sharing of source code of computer programs, the philosophy behind open source has existed before the time of computers. It’s about innovation through collaboration and sharing of knowledge. We’ve illustrated below the history of … Continue reading

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