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  • Four strange places to find open source

    Open source is about more than code: it's about unlocking all possibilities. Here are four unusual projects made possible by open source.

  • IBM's Handy on managing Linux

    How does Big Blue support a vast product portfolio for Linux and open-source initiatives? IBM's Scott Handy explains.

  • Novell lays into Sun Solaris

    We featured Red Hat in an article recently, where we argued that Red Hat's business model was under attack, but Novell's software architect has coming riding to the rescue.

  • Replacing Cisco with open-source

    The trend towards dumping proprietary gear for open-source networking equipment has been limited so far, but it could grow fast.

  • Throw away your PBX

    If you want to move to VoIP, commercial IP telephony is not your only option - the open source Asterisk PBX is gaining converts worldwide.

  • ZFS - the future of file systems?

    Sun's ZFS has some startling differences from current file systems. The business case for it as opposed to the engineering smarts behind it is less clear.

  • Tomorrow's forecast: blue skies and open source

    With increasing attention on open source, CIOs have many questions regarding its capabilities, viability and cost to the organisation. Here's why many are taking this route.

  • XOsoft connects the dots

    How to assure yourself that Disaster Recovery works without shutting down production systems.

  • Endgame for Tru64

    HP is discontinuing the Tru64 operating system and the Alpha server hardware it runs on. It means that users must move applications to new platforms -- some say it's a backwards step.

  • Muscle in the middle

    Rumours of the death of mid-range comouting are considerably exaggerated -- there's lots of life in Unix yet.

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