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...
July 25, 2019 •
Jenna Cook •
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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...
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...
November 28, 2018 •
Top Stories •
Fundi Maseko •
Comments 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...
August 30, 2018 •
Company News •
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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...
June 2, 2018 •
General, Top Stories •
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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...
May 29, 2018 •
Enterprise IT •
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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...
March 6, 2018 •
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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 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...
October 18, 2017 •
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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, 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...
February 11, 2014 •
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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...
‘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...
October 24, 2012 •
Enterprise IT •
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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...
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...
February 18, 2011 •
Top Stories •
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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...