Professional and enterprise editions of the company's hosted customer relationship management product could boost the software-as-a-service model in Canada -- and put the heat on rivals like Salesforce.com
Tens of thousands of users are deploying open-source storage software in an effort to avoid pricey proprietary products such as array clustering and disk eraser applications and to get some long-term protection through the availability of source code.
Two virtualization software startups will vie for the spotlight at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston next week with competing offerings based on the open-source Xen hypervisor. Startup XenSource Inc., which also manages the development of the open-source hypervisor, will launch a commercial virtualization platform, XenEnterprise, based on the latest version of the hypervisor. Red Hat Inc. and Novell Inc. are both integrating the open-source Xen hypervisor technology into the next versions of their Linux operating systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10, shipping this year.
Consilient Technologies Corp. announced on Tuesday the availability of its Mobile Mail software solution, an offering that will allow users access to wireless push e-mail on the Novell GroupWise platform for the palmOne Treo 600 smartphone.