Can a Linux company and a networking power join forces to make an open-source cloud and software defined network that's good enough for telecommunications data-centers? Canonical and Juniper think so.
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Telecom and networking powers are uniting under The Linux Foundation to create an open source Network Function Virtualization reference platform.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
The Linux 3.9 kernel brings with it an SSD caching, improved performance for multi-threaded network server applications and a host of other features.
Microsoft is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
What could bring Red Hat, Cisco, VMware, and Microsoft together in one cause? Would you believe The Linux Foundation and Software-Defined Networking? Believe it.
The latest major Linux kernel release is here and it includes features that ARM developers and network administrators will love
The Linux Foundation's exec director saluted Linux distribution leader Red Hat for reaching $1 billion in revenues but pointed out that the overall Linux industry is worth many, many billions today.In a recent post, LF Director Jim Zemlin said the "collective investment" in Linux, at $10 billion, is freely available and that the resulting "network effect" has generated billions of Linux users and billions of dollars transacted on Linux systems daily.
The Open Invention Network, a Linux patent protection consortium, is expanding its defense to related open-source programs such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, and WebKit. Mobile Linux distributions like Android, MeeGo, and webOS will also soon be expressly protected.
Chinese search giant says mobile channel increasingly important, with plans to monetize mobile search traffic and expand its Baidu Yi mobile OS to more devices.
Following up on an excellent tip given in a comment to my previous post (thanks sahilahuja), and after quite a bit of browsing and reading, I have quite a bit of interesting new information about the Acer Aspire One 522. First, and most important, it turns out that the problem with it hanging on Linux boot has something to do with the wired and wireless network interfaces, and not getting them initialized correctly.
Open software isn't just a programming- and software-licensing methodology; it's also a political philosophy and a revolutionary movement — something made clear by Linux projects like FreedomBox.
Its first foray into the small business Network Attached Storage (NAS) market, Western Digital's new WD Sentinel DX4000 stands out mainly by virtue of its use of Windows Server 2008 R2 Essentials rather than Linux, as on most other NAS boxes.The hardware is pretty unremarkable, Western Digital opting for a dual-core Intel D525 Atom to drive its appliance supported by 2GB of DDR3 RAM.
It's no doubt that one of the leaders for network equipment is Cisco Systems. Newer Cisco devices are starting to use what Cisco calls its "IOS-XE" operating system, which is a customized flavor of GNU/Linux.
I dug up some notes from my own archives, and decided to post information on setting up a network bandwidth emulator with Linux. And what would anybody want to use this for?
Cisco, the networking giant and Twitter, the social networking company, has joined the Linux patent protection organization, Open Invention Network, along with a host of other companies.
It looks like HP has made up its mind in favor of hot pursuit of the SMB market, which makes sense given that this may be the leading adoption edge of the cloud and mobile era.
The Slough-based facility is preparing to expand as the company builds its UK cloud, adopts new cooling techniques and seeks to increase efficiency
HP has demonstrated its first range of integrated HP and 3Par systems and announced three other appliances for the enterprise.HP's storage provisioning manager software and the HP X9300 network storage gateway — based on technology from Ibrix which HP acquired in 2009 — now support 3Par hardware, HP announced on Tuesday.
Futurist and open-source developer Mark Pesce has issued a call to action at Linux.conf.au 2011, telling developers, users and administrators to fight back against those who would use their personal information on social networks and in the cloud with all the weapons they can get their hands on.