Linux/Open Source


Red Hat Aims High with Enterprise Cloud

Red Hat announced it's now seeking to become the king of the enterprise cloud services vendors.

Cisco Partners with Red Hat on Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking

Traditional vendor facing upstart challenges is under pressure from analysts and customers to adapt.

Enterprise Hadoop Vendors Sign Up Big Data Partners

Technical and financing agreements are latest in competition among Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR.

In Surprise Move, SAP Backs OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

Traditional ERP and CRM enterprise software vendor joins archrival Oracle as sponsor of OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service initiative.

Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

VMware Updates vSphere Big Data Capabilities

Tool helps configure, deploy, run and manage virtualized Hadoop clusters.

Salesforce.com Claims First Industry Initiative for Enterprise Wearable Computing

Salesforce Wear Developer Pack provides sample apps for glasses, wristbands, smartwatches and more.



Google Offers Up Tool for Enterprises To Manage Software Containers

Containers are a lightweight means to develop, ship and run distributed applications on different platforms.

New Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS Released

It's a next-generation "catalyst for enterprise innovation."

IBM to Power Up SoftLayer Cloud Service

Details emerge on the Power architecture IBM plan to use to beef up the cloud service it acquired last year.

Latest OpenStack Cloud Service Release Aimed at Enterprise Workloads

Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.

Continuuity Tool to Manage Big Data Clusters Goes Open Source

Continuuity Inc. recently announced it was open sourcing its Loom software used to manage Big Data clusters in the cloud.

An Open Horizon in 2013

Three trends from the open source community to watch in 2013.

ClearPath: Unisys' Shining Star?

Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.

Q&A: Mainframe Migration Up Close

Hardware migrations can be tricky. We discuss the keys to Kansas City Southern Railway's migration from mainframe to Linux.

Behind IBM's Bifurcated Hybrid Computing Strategy

For most organizations, choosing between Big Blue's two hybrid computing visions is simple, but what about shops that need both? That's where it gets tricky.

Update: State of the Mainframe

Demand for mainframes dropped off late last year -- and was down in the first three months of 2012, too. Is it time for Big Iron boosters to start worrying? No -- it's all good.

Analysis: IBM's Latest Linux-on-Power Move

Given the success IBM has had with its RISC-Unix business, PowerLinux doesn't seem like a bad idea, but will its success come at the expense of AIX?

Open Source Application Development Breaks on Through

A majority of companies are standardizing on open source for their application development efforts, though they might not be effectively monitoring their use of open source.

Analysis: Behind Dell's Shopping Spree

This month, Dell pulled the trigger on two significant acquisitions. What's behind Dell's acquisition moves, and why does at least one of them seem like a no-brainer?