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Posts Tagged ‘Open Source’

  • INTERVIEW: The great race to 5G

    October 10, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Internet of Things, PeopleComments Off on INTERVIEW: The great race to 5G

    2019 has quickly become the year of 5G. As service providers race to build the next generation of 5G networks, they’ll need to build entire cloud-native, fully virtualised networks capable of dynamic application and device support as well. To further unpack...

  • SUSE appoints first female CEO

    SUSE appoints first female CEO

    July 25, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on SUSE appoints first female CEO

    On Tuesday, 23 July 2019, Melissa Di Donato is named Chief Executive officer of SUSE,  effective 5 August 2019. This move is said to herald the next phase of growth and momentum for the independent open-source software company. Di Donato has a proven track...

  • Open source the winner in 2018

    Open source the winner in 2018

    January 7, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Open source the winner in 2018

    The evolution of technology and its increasing importance in business across industry sectors have contributed to open source becoming a focal point for many decision-makers during the past year. As such, it has changed the conversation around how innovation...

  • How organisations can unlock the commercial value of open source software

    How organisations can unlock the commercial value of open source software

    November 28, 2018 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on How organisations can unlock the commercial value of open source software

    Open source software is a powerful springboard for innovation and collaboration. When harnessed correctly it can enhance data security, expedite services through innovative coding and development, as well as unlock restrictions to commercial freedom. The...

  • SUSE secures OpenChain Certification

    SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

    August 30, 2018 • Company NewsComments Off on SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

    SUSE is an open source company that has provided enterprise-grade software to tens of thousands of organisations for more than 25 years. As SUSE prepares to embark upon its next phase of corporate development as a stand-alone company, it continues to grow...

  • FundRequest launches a marketplace that rewards developers for Open Source contributions

    FundRequest launches a marketplace that rewards developers for Open Source contributions

    June 2, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on FundRequest launches a marketplace that rewards developers for Open Source contributions

      FundRequest, a new platform for incentivizing open-source development, has officially launched their first product: a blockchain powered integration with GitHub that allows developers to directly solve open source project issues and be rewarded. The...

  • Julie Tregurtha, Head of Database & Data Management at SAP Africa

    Closing the gap between open-source and enterprise-ready

    May 29, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Closing the gap between open-source and enterprise-ready

    From modest beginnings at the fringes of the staggering growth of the PC market in the 1980s and 1990s that was dominated by a small handful of large vendors, open-source has become a cornerstone of modern innovation and organisational success. From global...

  • Open Source: A revolution in technology, business and society

    Open Source: A revolution in technology, business and society

    March 6, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Open Source: A revolution in technology, business and society

    Free and open source software is far more than just another way to develop code. In fact, the rise of the open source revolution represents a fundamental change in the way we use information to create a better world. Traditionally, individuals and...

  • EOH and LSD Information Technology partner to lead open source in Africa

    EOH and LSD Information Technology partner to lead open source in Africa

    February 21, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on EOH and LSD Information Technology partner to lead open source in Africa

    EOH has announced the acquisition of LSD Information Technology (LSD), a company specialising in Linux and enterprise open source technology. The partnership addresses an identified gap in the market by bringing the value and innovation that open source...

  • How open source and agility are powering enterprise IT

    How open source and agility are powering enterprise IT

    October 18, 2017 • FeaturesComments Off on How open source and agility are powering enterprise IT

    Looking back over the past decade, history has certainly demonstrated that trying to predict the pace and nature of technology development is a near impossible task. While analysts, business leaders and policymakers have certainly made wise predictions,...

  • Red Hat, Ericsson join forces on Open Source

    October 24, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Red Hat, Ericsson join forces on Open Source

    Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions and Ericsson share a common belief in the power of open source to transform the ICT (information and communications technology) market. Today, they announce a broad alliance to deliver fully open source...

  • Security in a post-Snowden world

    February 11, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Security in a post-Snowden world

    Many organisations are rightly concerned about the wave of revelations since mid-2013 that US agencies have been spying on just about all forms of global communications. Since whistleblower Edward Snowden went public with details of the US National Security...

  • Is Africa open to open source?

    July 26, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Is Africa open to open source?

    ‘Very much so’ say experts in the development, rollout and integration of open source infrastructure and Linux operating system (OS). George de Bono, GM General Manager for the Middle East Turkey and Africa (META) region at Red Hat, is one of a...

  • Open Source looking more attractive in Kenya – AITEC

    October 24, 2012 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Open Source looking more attractive in Kenya – AITEC

    The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit, officially opened by Hon. Samuel Poghisio, Minister for Information and Communication, is drafting a first ever map of ways in which Open Source Software (OSS), which is frequently free, can be used to drive regional economic...

  • GovTech – Cloud allows Gov-Citizen connection

    September 12, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GovTech – Cloud allows Gov-Citizen connection

    Governments across the world are under intense pressure to reduce costs and increase their operational efficiency, while also improving service delivery to their citizens. Their IT environments are under even more pressure to do more with less and as...

  • The importance of third party support in an enterprise OS

    February 18, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on The importance of third party support in an enterprise OS

    As networks of computers have become an integral part of the modern business world, the infrastructure required to run these systems has become increasingly complex. The operating system that runs individual computers has become part of a far larger network...