The proposed $350 million buyout announced in the first half April,2006 by Linux distributor Red Hat, Inc., of Java middleware maker JBoss, Inc. is seen by analysts as the first major consolidation initiative in the open source software realm that has potential to challenge the might of software giants like Microsoft and Sun Microsystems.
They admit the cash and stock deal has fallacies — The $350 million Red Hat is paying for JBoss ($420 million if JBoss hits all revenue targets) is higher than Red Hat’s $278 million in revenue for the fiscal ended 28 February.…
It has been over a year since UTI Bank set up its call center that handles over 7,000 calls per day. The bank was looking for a robust platform that could guarantee it “high availability of services and uninterrupted call traffic”. It had options but finally decided on Linux for its core business applications.
“Today, we are really happy with Linux that has delivered 99.99 per cent uptime so far,” says Pritesh Thaker, AVP, IT, UTI Bank. The bank, in fact, is now planning to base its credit card-based system on Linux too.…
With a high-profile executive speech at LinuxWorld and the launch of a new Web site focusing on open source, Microsoft has been cozying up to the Linux penguin this week.
Microsoft stunned LinuxWorld attendees last week by pledging to support Linux virtual machines on its Virtual Server and revealing free virtual machine additions for Red Hat Linux and Novell SUSE Linux. It wasn’t the only dogs-playing-with-cats kind of moment last week: Apple offered up software to let Windows run on Intel-based Macs.…
In first half of April 2006, we got two big news from Open Source community, First Novell’s Open Linux will provide .NET environment support, so you can easily run .NET applications on Linux, Second RedHat Inc, the Microsoft of Linux Community has acquired JBOSS, an Application server for JAVA.
At the annual LinuxWorld Conference, Novell discusses its OpenSUSE build service as part of a new Linux build service framework that will become the development platform for future SUSE Linux distributions.
Read How Novell done this to Open Source Community
Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JBoss, the global leader in open source middleware.…
“PHP is gaining momentum and after full adaption of PHP 5 it
will be a langauge of choice for web development for companies
at any level”
This is my statement but normally my colleagues
see only my imotions behind this statement, here is the one of
the proof, Yahoo is looking for PHP developers with experience
Software Engineering Positions at Yahoo! Ajax and PHP Yahoo!
is looking for a few highly talented and experienced PHP and
PTI has reported that an Indian researcher, Bangalore-based, Debasis Mohanty,
has cracked the so-called impregnable Windows Genuine Advantage of Microsoft.
According to report, he broke WGA through an “easy-to-exploit” flaw in the software for
generating illegal copies of the Windows XP program.
WGA is an anti-piracy program that keeps an eye on consumers whether they are
running legitimately licensed copies of Windows XP.
Microsoft confirmed Mohanty’s success at cracking the WGA, yet, the world’s leading software manufacturer tried to downplay it saying, “It represents very little threat.”
A company spokesperson told PTI that they did expect hackers to try numerous methods to evade safeguards provided by WGA.…
After initital ‘No Comment’ Mode, Google’s chief executive confirmed that the firm is looking at online payments.
Hope things will improve after Google Wallet launch.
According to google chief google is not going to create a person-to-person stored-value payments system – which is PayPal’s model.
Acconding to Google e-commerce can be improved and they are working on ways to improve the user experience.
becoming a rising form of payment, credit card services
is what your company needs to stay ahead!…