Showing results 1 to 20 of 87

Google beefs up mobile device management Apps tools

Google has expanded the capabilities of its mobile device management tools for Google Apps for Business, Government and Education customers.On Monday, software engineer Hong Zhang wrote a blog post explaining the new features, which include a better view of the handsets and tablets being managed, as well as more granular policy controls.

November 15, 2011 by

AGIMO outs open-source software draft

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has outed the draft of its open-source software guide, following a change to its policy forcing agencies to consider free and open software as seriously as proprietary offerings.

March 30, 2011 by

Microsoft welcomes govt open-source vow

The company that many consider to be the poster child for proprietary software has publicly welcomed a significant new federal government policy which will require departments and agencies to evaluate open-source software wherever possible, describing it as "sensible and pragmatic".

February 7, 2011 by

Leading the govt to open source

After reading the changes to open-source policy released by the government today, I couldn't help thinking that getting a greater percentage of open-source software into government is going to be just as difficult as getting more Australian-grown smaller scale companies supplying government.

January 26, 2011 by

Oracle helps NSW DoCS protect children

As part of the NSW Government's Keep Them Safe program, the state's Department of Community Services (DoCS) recently implemented Oracle's Policy Automation software to help it judge when children need protection.

May 12, 2010 by

Oracle under fire with x86 hypervisor licensing

Burton Group's Chris Wolf has fired a salvo in Oracle's direction concerning its x86 hypervisor licensing policy. This is a long extract from a much more in depth piece but it is necessary to see what Chris is saying in order to understand the context (my emphasis added and apologies to Chris for ripping so much of his excellent post):Oracle is requiring customers who wish to deploy Oracle products on x86 hypervisors to license Oracle software by physical server CPUs.

May 19, 2009 by

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.

Top Stories