Wanted: Linux professionals

There's "explosive demand" around the world for people with Linux skills, according to a recent report. A survey sponsored by the Linux Foundation and Dice.com an IT jobs Web site, found hiring managers

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver wireless firm to add open source M2M platform

Sierra Wireless has announced a new open source embedded platform it will use so developers can build machine to machine apps around its wireless modules. Called Legato, it integrates the commercial-grade Wind River

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Dell to give customers choice of operating system on switches

Almost every IT manufacturer looks for a way to separate its products and strategy from competitors. Dell Inc. is trying to distinguish its network strategy by offering more support for open networking than

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM puts $1 billion to expand Linux on Power Systems

IBM Corp.'s RISC-based Power Systems servers have a lengthy lineage as mid-range computers dating back to the early 1990s running older operating systems like AS/400 and the Unix-based AIX as well as a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Linux conference opens with vow of end of era for Windows

Linux has made the operating system fight into a “two-horse race”, the head of the Linux Foundation told the opening of the annual LinuxCon conference. It’s “the end of an era” for Microsoft’s

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 16th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Red Hat ups storage server performance

With organizations digesting an ever-increasing amount of data, software developers have no choice but to keep up. That's part of the reason Red Hat Inc. has boosted the performance of Red Hat Storage

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

New Chrome apps marry cloud, software qualities

Google Inc. today unpacked a new type of application for its Chrome browser which the company said brings together the speed and flexibility of Web-based services and the functionality of installed software. The

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Android’s open-source challengers

One of the big selling points of the Android ecosystem is that the operating system is open source. That means handset manufacturers can modify it to work on their handsets and tablets, or

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 28th, 2013 Sean Carruthers

Red Hat bundles aim to make OpenStack clouds easier

Red Hat Inc. has honed its strategy for the OpenStack cloud management platform, bundling a number of its offerings to make it easier for enterprises to build hybrid clouds. The company said this

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon