Profile of Ed Scannell
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Articles by Ed Scannell
posted in February 2009
The company's PlateSpin Orchestrate 2.0 software helps coordinate Hyper-V, Xen-based environments.
A significant advantage of Zimory's management software is that it makes server resources available to cost-conscious IT shops that many would otherwise not be able to afford.
The latest version of Titanium features built-in support for Linux as well as social media and communications tools such as Twitter and FriendFeed.
The deal elevates Sun to a strategic partner for HP's ProLiant servers and could also help each in its battle with a common enemy: IBM.
Open source vendor Zmanda joins the chase for Windows dollars with its product based on Amazon's Simple Storage Service.
The collaborative deal affords ISVs using VMware Studio a free evaluation redistribution of appliances built on SuSE Linux Enterprise.
The company's upcoming server software also could serve as building blocks for a future cloud computing strategy.
Linux-based Icebreaker ECM Appliance melds Ingres' database with Alfresco's content management system.
CEO Mark Shuttleworth shines a spotlight on Ubuntu's road map and promises open source cloud management features and tools in an energy-smart package.
Some of Ariba's motivation for delivering the open source version of the framework is the desire to give back to the community as a measure of appreciation.
Sun announces that Paradigm, Mobile Distillery, and Elixir Technology released products that support its NetBeans IDE standard.
An Opera Mini browser that's in the works will be available through Yahoo Mobile and as a free standalone product.
Zarafa 6.2 will support RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Windows Mobile, Symbian smartphones, and Apple's iPhone.
Quickoffice app lets users view Microsoft Word and Excel files on Google's open source-based smartphone.
By bundling the free operating system with HP hardware, smaller companies can sidestep the licensing fees associated with Microsoft's Windows.
The goal is to improve interoperability between their respective virtualization platforms so shared IT customers have more flexibility to craft solutions.
The software, due out next week, makes it possible for technicians to access and then diagnose and repair end users' phones.
The JBoss Migration Assistance program is also meant to push business users off BEA's WebLogic (owned by Oracle) and IBM's WebSphere for JBoss.
The open source company hopes its product will appeal to cash-strapped small and medium-size businesses that want to sidestep the costs associated with hosting Exchange or rely on POP mail.
The spruced-up version of its WebGUI features virtual cash register and survey builder.
The new versions, to be released this year, will be modularly designed and will use as their foundation the 5.0 version of the JBoss Application Server.
The next technical foundation for Ubuntu is expected this weekend, barring any unforeseen showstopping bugs.
Red Hat's Enterprise MRG 1.1 is sculpted to best carry out messaging, real-time, and grid computing workloads. The company also announced shipment of an alpha version of Fedora 11.
Version 2.0 of WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus can make it possible for administrators to juggle a handful of back-end ESB tasks at the same time.
The upcoming devices won't be positioned against more elegant competitors in the smartphone category, such as Apple's iPhone.
The company is combining its software infrastructure organization with its database group to form a unified open source product group.
Since launching its Intellectual Property Licensing program in December 2003, Microsoft has been aggressive about engaging in such deals.
Quadrupled revenues are attributed to the acquisition and relaunch of the Openwave mobile browser business.
Offsetting layoffs, Novell is on the hunt for companies focusing on open source software, as well as proprietary software for data centers and identity management.