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Open Source Wrap Up: Announcements from the OpenStack Summit

What do Comcast, Walmart, BMW, and Disney have in common? They’re all huge brand names running OpenStack installations. At this week’s OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, the leading open source cloud […]





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The Logjam Vulnerability: Yet Another SSL Exploit Potentially Exposes Data

Logjam is a YASSLE (yet another SSL exploit) that is indeed similar to FREAK Attack, but this time is taking advantage of weaknesses in how Diffie-Hellman encrypted sessions are negotiated, […]





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The Value of Open Source Communities: An Interview with Opmantek CTO Keith Sinclair

As a company formed around the first open source network management system, NMIS, the folks at Opmantek know a thing or two about open business models and the true value […]





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78% of Companies Run on Open Source

It’s been nine years since my firm, North Bridge, began our annual examination of trends in open source, which we conduct in conjunction with Black Duck Software. Each year the […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: GE and Cloud Foundry Launch Industrial Dojo Program for Developers

GE wants to help prepare developers for the “Industrial Internet” by teaming up with the Cloud Foundry Foundation to offer a learning program, leveraging open source, to ramp up development for industrial applications. […]





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What the VENOM Zero-Day Vulnerability Means for Cloud and Virtualization Platforms

A newly-discovered zero-day vulnerability, dubbed VENOM (Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation), could affect a wide variety of virtualization platforms and cloud services. A fix has been made available in source […]





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Enterprise Open Source: Losing (Control) to Win

We’re approaching (in a few months) the 24th anniversary of the famous email that Linus Torvalds (then an anonymous college student) sent to the world announcing his ‘hobby’ operating system […]





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The Open Source Default

Survey shows open source has switched from niche interest to default strategy for most enterprises The results from annual Future Of Open Source survey were published in April, providing us […]





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The Three Waves of Open Source Development

In the next 20 years, it will be nearly impossible to develop large-scale software or platforms without using open source software. The genie is out of the bottle, and all […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: EMC Opens Its ViPR Controller & Netflix Releases FIDO

Say goodbye to “your father’s EMC!” Ok, I may be paraphrasing EMC’s President of Products and Marketing, but the hyperbole seemed warranted after EMC made its first open source product release, […]





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