Data security independence from hardware is the promise from backup specialist Arkeia for its upcoming Network Backup version 8.0. But it's not the only enhancement from the company with its French roots.more »
Sun Microsystems has acquired Belgian company Q-Layer, which specializes in cloud computing.more »
Rocks Clustering Creating virtual clusters with RocksJan 01, 2009
Rocks offers an easy solution for clustering with virtual machines.more »
Cobbler Automated installation with the Cobbler provisioning toolJan 01, 2009
Cobbler helps you install new systems in a hurry. We'll show you how to use this nifty shoemaker to deploy Xen and VMware virtual machines.more »
Building Virtual Appliances Building virtual appliances with VMware Studio and SUSE StudioJan 01, 2009
A virtual appliance combines the benefits of virtualization with the simplicity of a single-service device. We show you how to roll your own virtual appliances with VWware Studio and SUSE Studio.more »
The free virtualization product VirtualBox has released a new version 2.1 that not only supports 3D graphics, but the full VMDK and VHD formats from VMware and Microsoft.more »
Hewlett-Packard has partnered with Novell in developing a new, secure Linux desktop product. At the same time, HP has joined up with Mozilla to promote a desktop virtualization project for small business customers.more »
Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst sees opportunities for open source firms that might be putting undue burden on their dwindling IT departments because of the current economic downturn. Whitehurst offered his views in a press conference in Munich. His conclusion: "When people look at alternatives, often Open Source wins."more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers