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BSDi Unix buy reshapes open source

BSDi Unix buy reshapes open source

In a major upheaval in the open-source software market, Wind River Systems has acquired Berkeley Software Design's version of Unix, merging the realms of proprietary and freely shared software. But Wind River likes the BSDi software as much for its open-source nature as the fact that it doesn't have to stay open source.

April 4, 2001 by in Open Source

58% of financial organizations use Linux

58% of financial organizations use Linux

Support for open source technologies from mainstream suppliers such as IBM and Sun has boosted the number of financial institutions using Linux from 27% last year to 58% in 2005, according to a report from financial technology researchers Finextra.

January 31, 2005 by in Open Source