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Open Source to Grow in 2008

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Open source has been predicted to be one of top IT business models to watch out for in 2008. According to Made Wiryana, Academician, Lecturer, and open source expert, disappointment in Windows Vista coupled with great responses...

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Watching Linux grow in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar

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In the last eight months, the islands of Andaman and Nicobar have witnessed tremendous development in the IT sector, especially in the case of open source and Linux®. Those I call the “IT people of Andaman” have been reluctant to implement and explore the benefits of open source software in the past. Some still are.

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Myths Stymie Linux Growth

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Year after year, industry pundits state, "This is the year of Linux," and year after year, those same pundits say, "The market is just not ready yet." So the big question here is, "Where are the Linux desktops?" For the most part, they're not anywhere.

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Open Document Format gains more support

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The first international workshop of Open Document Format (ODF) public sector users took place in Berlin on 29-30 October 2007, hosted by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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CCID Consulting: China's Linux Market Grew by 29.2% and Desktop Has Great Potential

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CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: HK08235), recently released its article on China's Linux market, which grew by 29.2% and has great prospects for its new Linux Desktop.

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GPLv3 adoption on track, experts say

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How is the third version of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3) being received four months after its official release?

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Dell CEO: Linux server sales increasingFaster than Windows products, apparently...

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Claims made by Microsoft that Linux violates its software patent have not affected sales of Linux-based hardware, according to Dell's CEO Michael Dell.

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Corporate Resistance to the Adoption of Linux and Open Source Applications

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So just what is it about Linux and Open Source that company owners and executives don’t like?

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OS Horse Race: Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux

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The competition for market share between the leading desktop OSes, Windows, Mac and Linux, has seen no major revolution this year. But based on data from Net Applications, there have been subtle changes that suggest major shifts in the years ahead.

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Open source entrepreneur turns his hobby into an Inc. 500 enterprise

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iFAX, a commercial company that is built on open source fax server software HylaFAX, was recently included in Inc. Magazine's 2007 list of the top 500 fastest growing companies in the United States. iFAX founder Darren Nickerson says one of the keys to iFAX's success has been its commitment to the open source community behind HylaFAX. "Our success is tied to the openness of the software."

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HP To Expand Effort On Linux PCs

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Hewlett-Packard, the world's Number 1 PC maker, will try selling pre-loaded Linux on PCs in several countries as it expands a test program -- evaluating a market that some competitors have already entered -- and moves its personal computer business into a new generation of form factors and functionality.

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Linux on cell phones: the trend is up

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Motorola's US launch of the Linux-based RAZR2 V8, now taking place. Has Linux become a contending competitive platform, pushing open source to the front of the stage in this market?

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Open source apathy damages UK prospects

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The UK's position as the open source laggard of Europe is preventing the growth of UK software industry and skills, according Alfresco, an open source enterprise content management company. Alfresco is a UK success story, counting top investment banks and the European Commission among its customers, yet only 5% of its business comes from its home turf.

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Open Source Risks and Responsibilities

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The widespread acceptance of open source continues to grow as a cost-effective alternative to traditional network deployments. Well-known projects such as Linux have proven themselves to be in the enterprise environment, helping to dispel the fear, uncertainty and doubt preceding open source implementations.

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Mainframes, Linux, and cost advantages

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Many people have argued over the past year that the mainframe is dying out (again), but Saugatuck Technology analyst Charlie Burns and some very telling market trends go against that grain with a 180 degree turn: the mainframe is surging, and it’s all thanks to Linux.

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