Has the Apache Software Foundation overextended itself by taking open source projects like OpenOffice and Cloudstack off the hands of proprietary giants while its famed HTTP web server continues losing ground to NGINX?
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Updated: As expected, Samba 3.6 with SMB2 support was released today.
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Symantec is readying two new utilities that will help customers move mission critical applications to VMware's virtualization platform.The first offering, Application HA, is based on the company's Veritas Cluster Server and offers mission critical services for mission critical applications, including monitoring and failure detection as well as the ability to restart failed applications.
RightScale has announced that its yearlong effort to offer Windows support is finished. But it was no easy task, execs noted.
Canonical will make its much anticipated Ubuntu 9.04 upgrade available for download on Thursday.
Ulteo is now offering what Microsoft and Citrix will not: a server based computing solution for the Linux desktop and Linux applications.The company, which late last year launched the first OpenOffice open source desktop online, has announced the availability of the Open Virtual Desktop (OVD), which is essentially the server installable and free version of its online desktop.
Citrix recently released a beta test version of its next generation XenServer, code named "Orlando," which is expected to ship in September. Th next version will offer a variety of new features including automated high availability, support for the Xen hypervisor 3.
I am always skeptical about new technologies that "threaten" to transform the traditional PC desktop.In my 20 years following the PC industry, I’ve seen them all – server-based models, thin clients, application streaming technologies, hosted ASP and newer software-as-a-service models, even Linux.
UpdatedUbuntu creator Mark Shuttleworth said version 8.04 features a sexier GUI for consumers but it’s the Long Term Support, Wubi Windows installer, server assets and expanding ecosystem that will make it a rising star in the corporate world.