Open source groups to merge

Paris-based OW2 Consortium, whose members include Alcatel Lucent, France Telecom, Red Hat and Thales, will merge with California-based Open Solutions Alliance.

Two open source consortia have announced they are to join forces.

Paris-based OW2 Consortium, whose members include Alcatel Lucent, France Telecom, Red Hat and Thales, will merge with California-based Open Solutions Alliance, which represents organizations including Unisys and Ingres.

According to a press statement on Thursday, the two organizations will provide a "global platform for supporting research, development, distribution, and adoption of open source software."

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