In a bid to help enterprise customers embrace a hybrid cloud computing model, Microsoft and open source champion Red Hat today announced a pact that will see more choices and flexibility in deploying Red Hat's popular Linux OS and other solutions to the Azure cloud.
Syncsort open sourced a tool that connects data residing on IBM mainframes to Apache Spark for real-time Big Data analytics.
A new collaborative project from The Linux Foundation aims to foster Linux development on mainframe computers, while Big Iron vendor IBM is offering up new mainframe Linux servers to the open source community.
ON.Lab announced the release of the open source Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for use with modern networking technologies including software-defined networking (SDN).
Richard Stallman, who developed the GNU OS and who advocates for an open software ecosystem, having founded the Free Software Foundation, claims major OSes from Microsoft, Apple and Google are merely paid malware.
VMware Inc. is building out its container technologies and datacenter cloud footprint with two new open source projects.
Mirantis integrated its OpenStack distribution with Juniper Network's Contrail software-defined networking offering.
Expressing some impatience with the enterprise adoption of open source software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) industry consortium announced a new related open source software community and accompanying code repository.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. announced a new switch and software-defined networking (SDN) enhancements to its Brocade VCS fabric portfolio.
The growing traction of the Apache Spark project in Big Data analytics was reaffirmed in a recent survey conducted by reactive programming specialist Typesafe.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. shipped its OpenDaylight-based software-defined networking (SDN) controller that it says can help enterprises avoid vendor lock-in while testing the new technology. To encourage that, the company is offering a free one-year license for the new Vyatta Controller.
Plexxi Inc. is the latest software-defined networking (SDN) vendor seeking to provide enterprises with simplified access to the complicated network virtualzation technology.
Red Hat announced it's now seeking to become the king of the enterprise cloud services vendors.
Traditional vendor facing upstart challenges is under pressure from analysts and customers to adapt.
Technical and financing agreements are latest in competition among Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR.
Traditional ERP and CRM enterprise software vendor joins archrival Oracle as sponsor of OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service initiative.
Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.
Tool helps configure, deploy, run and manage virtualized Hadoop clusters.
Salesforce Wear Developer Pack provides sample apps for glasses, wristbands, smartwatches and more.
Containers are a lightweight means to develop, ship and run distributed applications on different platforms.