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Open Source Journal on Ulitzer It is interesting to see how Open source rivals Red Hat and Novell have transferred their Linux warfare to the cloud. As both companies seek to use their open source history to advantage on the web platform by spouting standard mantras about avoiding vendor lock-ins and low cost, they have also taken different approaches on other counts when taking their cloud services to market. Red Hat is full of idealistic enthusiasm about innovation, progress and being open through and through. It has always been a vociferous proponent of open standards and Open content that is hundred percent free from licensing or royalty payments and has been singing along the same tunes on cloud. It has been up in arms with Microsoft on many issues including opposing the approval of Microsoft Office Open XML by the International Organization for Standardizatio... (more)

Telecom Companies Grab Two Bright Spots After Last Year

As the telecom industry is grappling to shake off the aftereffects of recession, it is finding a lease on life in two new avenues that could prove to be game changing. According to Market research firm Juniper Research, the number of Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks, otherwise known as 4G, is set to grow significantly with the number of subscribers exceeding 100 million by 2014. The LTE network is the next-generation, high-performance air interface for cellular mobile communication systems that promises at least five times the download speeds, about 100Mbps and a lower latency... (more)

Cisco and Red Hat Strike Virtualization Deal

Cisco and Red Hat are collaborating on virtualization efforts by integrating Cisco's Virtual Network Link technology with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. The companies say that joining the Cisco Unified Computing System Virtual Interface Card with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor would be advantageous for datacenter deployments as it enables a network infrastructure better armed to take on virtualization for linux platforms resulting in higher performance and lower costs. VN-Link automates the movement of network and storage services so they can track virtual mach... (more)

IT Giants Identify a Gold Mine in Federal Cloud Computing Market

With all the concerns about security risks relating to the cloud that are frequently brought up, there is no better way for the technology to stand up to scrutiny and quell any nagging doubts than to win over Federal bodies which are inherently apprehensive of turning over data to a third party. High tech firms offering cloud services are doing just that and creating specially segregated environments that live within the country to pacify the Government's rigorous data protection requirements . The perseverance seems to be paying off as Federal agencies which are seeking to allev... (more)

HP Ousts Dell in the Battle for 3PAR

The last several days have been pretty interesting with tech giants Dell and HP trying to outbid each other for the data storage technology company 3Par . After Dell made its intention to grab 3PAR ‘s virtualization goodies public, HP did not waste much time to initiate a steep counteroffer of $24 a share fuelling a spell bounding bidding war. It has turned out that Dell could not really match up to HP's generous and unconditional $33-per-share offer which the board of 3Par found irresistible. Dell certainly could not have been too happy with the outcome as 3PAR's virtualization ... (more)