Intel Adapter: SAN plus LAN = FCoE

Apr 10, 2008

Intel's 10GBit Ethernet adapters for servers can now run the Fibre Channel protocol over Ethernet connections.

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Brazil Says “NO” Again to OOXML

Mar 26, 2008

In his blog, Avi Alkalay, an Open Standards, Open Source and Linux advisor at IBM Brazil, reports on the official Brazilian vote, which was decided by consensus of the entire technical team, and quite firmly says that OOXML does not deserve to be an international ISO standard.

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Samba Team Receives Microsoft Protocol Docs

Dec 21, 2007

Today the Protocol Freedom Information Foundation (PFIF), a non-profit organization created by the Software Freedom Law Center, signed an agreement with Microsoft to receive the protocol documentation needed to fully interoperate with the Microsoft Windows workgroup server products and to make them available to Free Software projects such as Samba.

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Microsoft Changes Licensing Conditions Following EU Verdict

Oct 29, 2007

In the light of a ruling by the European Commission, Microsoft has now published revised license terms for interoperability.

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Patent Protection: Turbolinux to Cooperate with Microsoft

Oct 24, 2007

Microsoft cooperates with yet another Linux distributor. Turbolinux has concluded a contract with the Redmonder software giant.

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Samba Project Considering Purchasing License for Windows Protocols

Oct 23, 2007

Now that Microsoft has stated that it is prepared to give competitors access to technical documentation in a case heard by the EU Commission, the Samba project is considering purchasing a license.

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Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

Oct 15, 2007

Three security issues have been identified in the Open Source implementation of the SSL/TLS protocol, OpenSSL. The vulnerabilities allow targeted attacks.

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Standing Firm: The Tarmail Mail Server

Oct 11, 2007

Version 1.0.0 of the Tarmail mail server has just been released. The developers claim that their software is particularly resilient against exploits, spam and email worms.

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