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Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware And The Linux Foundation Form New Initiative To Support Critical Open Source Projects

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, VMware | April 24, 2014

The Linux Foundation today announced it has formed a new project to fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure. The Core Infrastructure Initiative enables technology companies to collaboratively identify and fund open source projects that are in need of assistance, while allowing the developers to continue their work under the community norms that have made open source so successful.

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Apple, Microsoft, VMware: Everyone's Building Open-Source Software

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | August 29, 2012

In the opening keynote at LinuxCon, Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin observed that open source is now key to how all companies use to develop software—and yes he meant Apple, Microsoft, and VMware as well.
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Big Names Like Google Dominate Open-source Funding

Jon Gold | Network World | January 9, 2015

Network World’s analysis of publicly listed sponsors of 36 prominent open-source non-profits and foundations reveals that the lion’s share of financial support for open-source groups comes from a familiar set of names. We found 673 companies on the donor rolls of our list of organizations – which was drawn heavily, though not entirely, from the Open Source Initiative’s list of affiliates. Google was the biggest supporter of open-source organizations by our count, appearing on the sponsor lists of eight of the 36 groups we analyzed. ...

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Bossies 2012: The Best Of Open Source Software Awards

Peter Wayner | InfoWorld | September 18, 2012

Welcome to the sixth annual Best of Open Source Software Awards, otherwise known as the Bossies. If you've enjoyed our previous Bossies, you're in for a treat... Read More »

Cloudera And VMware Work Together To Accelerate Enterprise Use Of Hadoop In Virtual And Cloud Environments

Press Release | VMware, Cloudera | May 22, 2013

Cloudera and VMware today announced that Cloudera Enterprise is now certified to run on VMware vSphere®. Read More »

Concerns Linger About Corporate Involvement In OpenStack Foundation

Paula Rooney | ZDNet | September 19, 2012

The official debut of the independent OpenStack Foundation was welcomed by most as a big step forward to establishing an open cloud but the inclusion of two big league proprietary vendors, namely VMware and Cisco, has raised a few eyebrows. Read More »

Dell Works With Red Hat, Intel And VMware To Launch Center Of Excellence For Hospitals Using Epic EHR Software

Press Release | Dell, Red Hat, VMware | March 4, 2013

Dell has joined forces with Red Hat, Intel and VMware to open a dedicated center where hospitals can test and deploy a new option for running Epic Systems’ electronic health records (EHR) software on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Read More »

Dell, Intel, Red Hat, VMware Team On Linux For Health Care

D.H. Kass | The Var Guy | March 5, 2013

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), Intel, (NASDAQ: INTC), Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) have teamed up to open a dedicated facility for hospitals to test and deploy new healthcare software running on x86 servers using Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux. Read More »

Epic's EHR system to run on Linux

Don Fluckinger | TechTarget | May 29, 2012

Epic Systems Corp., one of several dominant EHR vendors for large hospitals, recently authorized implementations of its EHR system on Intel x86 servers running open-source Linux, virtualized to VMware. Prior to that, Epic ran exclusively on AIX and UNIX servers.

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Got Open Source Cloud Storage? Red Hat Buys Gluster

Jay Lyman | The 451 Group | October 5, 2011

Red Hat’s $136m acquisition of open source storage vendor Gluster marks Red Hat’s biggest buy since JBoss and starts the fourth quarter with a very intersting deal. Read More »

Hart Invests in Open Source Development With Linux Foundation Gold Membership

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, Hart | February 14, 2017

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced Hart has become a Gold member of The Linux Foundation. Hart develops HartOS, an API platform that allows healthcare providers and their vendors and partners to use health data from multiple computer systems in a HIPAA-compliant manner to provide rich digital experiences. These may include medical records, hospital information, radiology information, laboratory information, picture archiving, emergency department and other systems...

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Heartbleed-Weary Tech Firms Show OpenSSL A Little Love

Erika Morphy | Linux Insider | May 30, 2014

A new attack vector has been identified, causing renewed distress over the difficulty of coming up with a Heartbleed cure. Coincidentally, the latest threat information comes just as a group of tech companies announced a new effort to shore up OpenSSL security...

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How VMware Embraced Its Open Source Nemesis

Cade Metz | Wired | July 24, 2012

VMware just spent $1.26 billion to secure its place in the future of computer networking. But in acquiring the swashbuckling Silicon Valley startup Nicira, the virtualization giant is also shifting even further into the world of open source software, a world it was once very much at odds with — and in some ways still is. Read More »

IBM Is Upping Its Game In Cloud Computing—And So Is Everyone Else

Gina Chon | Quartz | June 4, 2013

IBM today announced its biggest deal to date under its new CEO, Virginia Rometty, who took over last year. The company acquired cloud computing firm SoftLayer to help it compete with Amazon, the leader in public cloud services. Read More »

IBM Joins Pivotal's Open-Source Cloud Foundry Project

Yevgeniy Sverdlik | Datacenter Dynamics | July 26, 2013

IBM made another move in the open-source-cloud space this week by joining Cloud Foundry, the open-source cloud-platform project kicked off and overseen by Pivotal, a cloud-platform spin-off owned by EMC, VMware and GE and led by VMware's former CEO Paul Maritz. Read More »