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Being smart about open source: 5 practical tips for government use

C. Thomas Tyler | GCN | September 25, 2015

There is much written about the pros and cons of using open source software, generally with more emphasis on the pros. Open source evangelists have even convinced foreign governments (India and the United Kingdom, to name a few) to go so far as mandating the use of open source software. To make smart decisions, however, government agencies must carefully consider the project in question.  Here are five tips for making sure important questions are not overlooked.

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Citrix Takes XenServer Open Source

Sean Michael Kerner | ServerWatch | June 25, 2013

The world of fully open-sourced virtualized infrastructure is getting a new entrant today. Citrix is making the latest XenServer 6.2 release available under the GNU GPL v2 open source license. Read More »

Cloud Could Save Health Industry $11B, Study Says

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | June 26, 2013

While 90 percent of healthcare CIOs view IT innovation as critical to success, the more surprising statistic is that fewer than one-fourth consider their existing infrastructure capable of supporting such technological advancement. Read More »

Cloudius Systems, HSA Foundation And Valve Join Linux Foundation

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 4, 2013

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Cloudius Systems, HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation and Valve are joining the organization. Read More »

Data Center Designs For Evolving Hardware

Julius Neudorfer | Data Center Knowledge | April 30, 2013

Current designs for traditional enterprise type data centers aren’t necessarily flexible enough for the myriad of newer devices coming their way. IT hardware is beginning to morph into different form factors, which may involve non-standard physical configurations, as well as unconventional cooling and power schemes... Read More »

Docker Libcontainer Unifies Linux Container Powers

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | June 11, 2014

At DockerCon in San Francisco, Docker CTO and co-founder Solomon Hykes announced that the company would work as full partners with its former container technology rivals on Docker's key open-source component libcontainer...

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Hybrid Clouds Fuel Choices For Health IT

Maureen Kaplan | Healthcare IT News | July 24, 2013

Many healthcare companies are using a range of infrastructure services to meet their changing IT needs. This usually begins with storing data in an in-house data center then moving to collocation in an outsourced data center. Read More »

Kubernetes Supports Container Management for HIT Infrastructure

Elizabeth O'Dowd | HIT Infrastructure | September 7, 2017

Open source clouds, virtualization, and application management efforts are growing in healthcare as vendors are using tools that are meant to enhance deployment and management of applications. Kubernetes is one such tool that is becoming more popular in HIT infrastructure...

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Linux Foundation Expands Management Team To Respond To Growth

Press Release | Linux Foundation | December 4, 2014

IoT, Finance, Communications and Technical Talent Added to Manage Demand for Open Source Software...

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Open Source Leads The Way Into The Cloud

Arsalan Farooq | Computerworld | August 29, 2012

Virtualization is now a well-established technology in enterprise computing. And in virtualization, VMware is the established leader. But virtualization has begat cloud computing and now the field of play in cloud computing is far more open thanks to open source technologies. Read More »

Open Source Summit 2017 Combines LinuxCon and Three Other Events

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | November 17, 2016

The Linux Foundation today announced it will combine LinuxCon with two other events and a brand new Community Leadership Conference in 2017. Now called Open Source Summit, the event will bring LinuxCon, CloudOpen, and ContainerCon together under one umbrella and in three locations: North America, Europe, and Japan. The Community Leadership Conference, led by community-building expert and consultant Jono Bacon, will also join the Open Source Summit in North America and Europe...

Red Hat Announces Health IT Infrastructure Improvements

Elizabeth O'Dowd | HIT Infrastructure | June 27, 2017

Red Hat announced that Molecular Health deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to support its new precision medicine analytics platform, Molecular Health GuideTM (MH Guide), helping the tool be better integrated into health IT infrastructure. MH Guide provides healthcare organizations with a knowledge base of pre-interpreted information from millions of medical publications. This knowledge base gives clinicians access to more data so they can make more accurate diagnoses...

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Red Hat Unveils Industry’s First Production-Ready Open Source Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Press Release | Red Hat | June 22, 2017

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure, the industry’s first production-ready fully open source hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution. By combining innovative virtualization and storage technologies with a stable, proven operating platform, Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure is designed to help enterprises to bring datacenter capabilities into locations with limited space, such as branch offices and other remote facilities...

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Tech Surge To Fix Healthcare Needed To Fix Our Broken Election Systems

Christine Pelosi | Huffington Post | October 21, 2013

As millions of Americans sign up for lifesaving healthcare, it is right that President Barack Obama ordered a "tech surge" to fix glitches in the healthcare.gov website. As the president said "we didn't fight this battle over as website" but as he knows, if the portal doesn't inspire confidence the policy can be attacked. [...] Read More »

The Money In Open-Source Software

Max Schireson and Dharmesh Thakker | Tech Crunch | February 9, 2016

It’s no secret that open-source technology — once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters — has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that give away their software raised roughly $3.2 billion in financing from 2011 to 2014. Even major enterprise-IT vendors are relying on open-source for critical business functions today. It’s a big turnaround from the days when former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer famously called the open-source Linux operating system “a cancer” (and obviously a threat to Windows)...

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