In the software ecology, a special type of evangelist works with organizations that are open to incorporating open source into their technology infrastructure. These “integrators” (sometimes called value-added resellers or just computer consultants) can encourage a business to adopt software because the integrator is a trusted outside party without a sales agenda.Read more »
Today Microsoft announced plans to implement CalDav and CardDav support in Windows Phone. That will enable users to still sync with Google services once these shut down their ActiveSync support in Summer. That is highly ironic and almost ridiculous, since Google itself does not support CalDav and CardDav in Android.Read more »
In the last months and years I had to deal with various requirements people have regarding groupware ecosystems. Open Source solutions have matured in this area and this article highlights some needs, but also some common pitfalls.Read more »
The 2013 Linux Jobs Report released today in partnership with Dice.com shows that demand for Linux talent is up for the second year in a row.Read more »
In TLWIR 53, I will present some ideas on how to fix the broken U.S. patent system.Read more »
OK, so you already downloaded Magento files and planning to play with it and set up your small store selling homemade cake? Delete the files. You don't need Magento. You need Wordpress.Read more »
In a presentation to attendees of the recent Ubuntu Developer Summit it was revealed that: In 2 years Ubuntu has been pre-installed on $7.5 billion worth of hardware; Canonical is working with leading OEMs in Taiwan; Ubuntu will account for roughly 9% of all global PC shipments by 2014.Read more »
The Ubuntu Enterprise Summit is a one-day conference for enterprise technologists and decision-makers. The three themes are "How flexibility creates business value", "Choosing which bandwagon to board", and "The way ahead, from client to cloud".Read more »
BalaBit appoints Zoltán Györkő co-founder as new CEO, and optimized its existing executive team by creating several new management positionsRead more »
Shell Control Box™ 3 F3 activity monitoring tool is the first client- and server-independent solution which transparently audits Citrix XenDesktop®Read more »
In the wake of the announcement of the first ever KDE powered tablet, quite a few interesting things are happening in the background. One of them is the formation of a professional Partner Network for devices such as the Vivaldi tablet. Nine organizations have already joined, and so can your organization.Read more »
The turn-key appliance for log management helps meet compliance requirements while lowers the operational risks and costs.
BalaBit IT Security – also known as the “syslog-ng company” – today announced the general availability of syslog-ng Store Box™ 3.0, the latest long term supported version of its trusted log server appliance.
BalaBit unveiled Reliable Log Transfer Protocol (RLTP)TM technology to help companies achieve “Zero Message Loss” and comply with even the most stringent regulations. The syslog-ng trusted logging solution became the de-facto industry standard for logging within the last decade and is now used by 650 000 companies world-wide.Read more »
The U.S. federal government is being taken advantage of by many unscrupulous software vendors who charge the government far more for proprietary software, and technical support for that software, than is warranted.Read more »