Sun Microsystems took a step toward making Java open source by opening its Java 3D version along with its 3D desktop, Project Looking Glass, at its annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco. The company also reconfirmed its commitment to open sourcing Solaris for X86.
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In April, BayStar Capital II LLP said it wanted the money it invested in The SCO Group Inc. back. Now the venture capital firm is getting its wish.
Continuing its strategy of moving into the enterprise desktop space, Sun Microsystems has updated its Java Desktop System (JDS) to include central management capabilities, Sun announced Tuesday.
Fertile markets are few and far between in today's IT landscape. But with a new partnership, EMC Corp. and Dell Inc. are targeting two of the greenest pastures in the sector with a storage area network (SAN) product.
Celebrities are infamous for demanding the best, whether it is clothes, cars, food and even their Web presence.
It appears that the General Public License (GPL) for free and open source software (FOSS) may contradict some Canadian regulations, said one Canadian intellectual property (IP) lawyer.
A utility computing infrastructure isn't bought -- it's crafted slowly over time through a careful IT strategy that includes discovery, consolidation and virtualization.
Veritas' metamorphosis is almost complete. The storage software vendor has taken a leap into the land of utility computing and hasn't looked back.
Bob Young is no stranger to open source. In fact, he has one of the most recognizable names in the industry, alongside movement gurus such as Linus Torvalds, Richard Stallman and Jon "maddog" Hall. After all, Young co-founded Red Hat Inc., arguably the most successful Linux vendor in the world. While Young still sits on Red Hat's board of directors, he is also CEO of a digital content creation company, Lulu.com, which is to authors what Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes is to musicians.
Celebrities are infamous for demanding the best, whether it is clothes, cars, food or even their Web presence.
With revenues from enterprises stagnant or decreasing, vendors are quickly turning to the small- to medium-sized business (SMBs) services sector to make a profit. However, while money might be the motive, the results spell good things for SMBs, one industry analyst noted.
Four University of Western Ontario students in London, Ont., have started their own Linux company, dubbed Ignalum Linux.
Switching to Linux does not give large enterprises a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) over Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Server 2003 and Unix, according to a survey by The Yankee Group.
TORONTO (03/29/2004) - Four University of Western Ontario (UWO) students in London, Ont., have come down with Penguin fever, starting up their own Linux company dubbed Ignalum Linux.
Lower acquisition costs, lower total cost of ownership and greater flexibility in choosing hardware and software are the top reasons companies are deploying open source software, according to a recent survey.
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