Oracle has spent billions consolidating its space, not just the big database software area but the application space.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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Rooting for Novell to gain against Microsoft is a little like rooting for the New York Mets to beat the Atlanta Braves. (Or the Braves to beat the Yankees.)
People on both sides need this precedent for guidance.
Obviously most of us are Gray Hats, but as Christopher Lowell will tell you there are many shades of gray out there.
By attaching his name on the fund, Perot gives his company poll position for building the electronic side of that market. Building such markets has been a Perot fascination for nearly a decade now.
What is an open source evangelist, in a corporate setting?
An order to release source in Europe is, in fact, an order to release it worldwide
Your Fortune 500 CIOs now have their Talking Points. It's up to Linux advocates to meet them with performance.
We run openbook management, so all my contractors know exactly how much we’re making. So if we do X we can show the impact on Katrina survivors.
The next step is harder, namely to merge some of these corporate licenses