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What would a recession mean for IT spending?

http://blogs.cnet.com

Normally IT gets walloped in a recession, with new projects put on hold until the economy thaws. Take the 2001 recession, for example, which saw IT budgets that had been growing 12.9% per year shrink to a 2.8% growth. In such circumstances, enterprises have traditionally placed existing projects on life support while cutting off the air supply to new projects.

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Open source management continues to thrive

http://www.networkworld.com

Open source management applications disrupted the market a few years back and some of the pioneers in the technology area continue to progress and grow their business.

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Hidden Cost of Enterprise Computing

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I'm really fascinated sometimes how many people talk about Linux. This definitely includes your truly - we often talk with our emotions and with some sort of will to make to a headlines. It is not bad to be passionate about something, but it leads sometimes to overvaluing the issue on hand. I make such an error myself at times.

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Survey: Two Thirds of Enterprises Entertain Open-Source Solutions

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While two thirds of enterprise companies have some degree of interest in open-source, far fewer indicate its adoption is a high priority, according to a Forrester survey of 2,252 software decision-makers.

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Open source telephony gives customers control, consultant says

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Thomas Howe is a telecommunications developer and consultant who is passionate about the role of open source software in the telephony industry.

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Ask The Enterprise Linux Expert: Questions & Answers

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How can Red Hat stay in business when CentOS is giving away Red Hat code for free? The answer is because Red Hat is also giving away Red Hat code for free.

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A California city rebuilds network using all open source software

http://www.networkworld.com

When the city of Madera, Calif., needed a new voice system, it turned to open source technology -- not just for the IP telephony but for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other functions. All the renovations cost less than half the estimated price of deploying a commercial VoIP system alone.

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Red Hat CTO Stevens on why Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the Business

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CIO.com asked the lead guys for each distro about its suitability for business use. In "Red Hat Enterprise Linux: The Business OS for Flexibility and Value" Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president of engineering, Red Hat makes his case that Red Hat is the choice for reducing operating costs and providing a secure, reliable, scalable operating system.

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Shuttleworth: Top Ten Reasons Why Ubuntu Is Best for Enterprise Use

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CIO.com asked the lead guys for each distro about its suitability for business use. Mark Shuttleworth, founder of the Ubuntu Project, says that besides ease of use for end users, Ubuntu is cost-effective and even eliminates per-seat license costs entirely, on both the desktop and the server.

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Making the Case for Linux Distros in the Business

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Are you considering an enterprise-wide switch from a Microsoft operating system to Linux? Or are you using Linux already and want to know how your distro stacks up against others?

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Open Source VoIP Guide Part 1: An overview

http://www.searchvoip.com.au

Open source is claiming a seat at the table when it comes to Voice over IP - but is it open for business?

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Open Source for Business: Now More Than Ever, Part 2

http://www.linuxinsider.com

While open source business applications are gaining popularity, proprietary products are not yet being elbowed out the sales door. The reason, William Hurley, BMC Software's chief architect of open source strategy, believes is that many business people are more concerned with getting the job done than with who makes the tool.

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Linux for Business: 50 Apps to Get your Office on Open Source

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Open source software has a lot to offer the business world. Aside from the fact that they’re generally free, many open source programs are more secure, reliable and customizable than their proprietary counterparts. In fact, many large companies, including big names like Amazon, Google, and Yahoo, run their servers with Linux rather than Windows.

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HP: Linux ready for most applications

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Linux is ready to take on a more serious role in enterprises, a senior Hewlett-Packard executive has said.

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10 Myths About Open Source Software Answered, by Carlo Daffara

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May I request your input? This article is part of our research in the EU project FLOSSMETRICS, where we are preparing a guide for helping small and medium-sized enterprises on the adoption of free/libre/open source software (FLOSS).

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