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Cisco Systems Acquires P-Cube

Cisco Systems of San Jose, California, Monday acquired privately held P-Cube of Sunnyvale, California.

Cisco Systems Acquires Assets from Procket Networks

Cisco Systems is to acquire the assets of Procket Networks in a cash deal valued at US$89 million. Procket Networks was a start-up that raised US$272 million in venture capital thanks to its development of routers it claimed could offer 30 percent to 65 percent savings over more traditional ones. Ci...

Cisco, IBM Bet Big on OpenStack

OpenStack, a free and open source cloud controller package that has been struggling to gain acceptance in the enterprise, took a giant stride forward when IBM and Cisco opened up their wallets last week. IBM announced it would buy hosted OpenStack private cloud provider Blue Box Cloud. Cisco announc...

Free Software Foundation Hauls Cisco to Court for Open Source License Violations

The Free Software Foundation filed a lawsuit against Cisco Systems on Thursday, alleging the networking giant is in violation of numerous open source licenses. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court of Manhattan by the Boston-based nonprofit open source software group. The FSF claims that sev...

Cisco Stirs Up AXP Interest With Dev Contest

Cisco Systems announced on Tuesday the extension of its Application Extension Platform as well as a contest for developers to provide new applications. The Cisco AXP is an open, Linux-based hardware module for the Cisco Integrated Services Router. Its Linux-based integration environment comes with a...

Cisco Bulks Up Its Softer Side With Jabber Buy

Networking giant Cisco Systems said Friday that will acquire instant-messaging software maker Jabber. Terms of the pending deal were not disclosed. Denver-based Jabber makes an open source instant-messaging software that supports an assortment of devices across a business' IT network. Jabber also ma...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Citrix Systems’ Simon Crosby: Xen and the Art of Cloud Computing

In his keynote speech at LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, Simon Crosby, Chief Technology Officer for Citrix Systems, announced the company's plan to open source Project Kensho, a set of tools that will help migrate virtual machines between different hypervisors and virtualization platforms. I sat d...

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Zenoss’ Alan Conley: Doing the Dynamic Infrastructure Dance

A thin line between traditional IT monitoring and management services and monitoring real-time operations divides what Zenoss offers its customers and what other vendors provide. The IT monitoring space is becoming more crowded with proprietary and open source software solutions. Zenoss, according t...

The Making of an Open Source Developer Hero

Every industry has a hero who paves the way with innovation. Cisco is looking for developer heroes for the open source software industry and hopes to find three as winners of its Think Inside the Box Developer Contest. The contest, which started in October, encourages developers to produce applicati...

ANALYSIS

Virtual Worlds: And the Children Shall Lead

Virtual worlds, despite all the press attention of late, are still in the early stages of development. Virtual worlds came into existence several years before YouTube, MySpace and Facebook, but their adoption rates pale in comparison to these services. Only 7 percent of Internet gamers ages 13 and o...

Intel Asks Devs to Help Get LANs, SANs to Play Nice

Intel has released a software initiator package designed to promote the development of Fibre Channel over Ethernet solutions for Linux, the company announced Tuesday. Now available for download, the software is licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 and is open to all FCoE developer...

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Consumer Electronics: Closing In on Linux

Chances are that one or more of your consumer products uses the Linux operating system. In order to find out, you'll have to look at the fine print. Manufacturers do not openly advertise with labels announcing "Linux Inside." Linux has steadily become the operating system of choice by manufacturers ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

AlterPoint CEO Scott Harmon: Time to Open Device Management

AlterPoint is a network configuration management provider that recently joined the open source ranks with the launch of its ZipTie community and are now members of the Open Management Consortium. The goal of ZipTie is to create a community that will advance network management beyond the limitations ...

Consumer Electronics: Closing In on Open Source

Chances are that one or more of your consumer products uses the Linux operating system. In order to find out, you'll have to look at the fine print. Manufacturers do not openly advertise with labels announcing "Linux Inside." Linux has steadily become the operating system of choice by manufacturers ...

Eclipse Foundation OKs Aperi Storage Management Project

The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, has approved the creation of the Aperi Storage Management Framework Project. The Aperi Project, which was proposed in June, will give customers more choices for deploying open-storag...

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The Legend of Linksys

People often ask me how likely it is that an open-source license like the GNU General Public License will ever be enforced. When they ask that, they usually mean: "If I violate it will I get caught?" It's a legitimate question, if one lays aside moral rhetoric, such as the idea that proprietary so...

OPINION

Open Source and the Legend of Linksys

People often ask me how likely it is that an open-source license like the GNU General Public License will ever be enforced. When they ask that, they usually mean: "If I violate it will I get caught?" It's a legitimate question, if one lays aside moral rhetoric, such as the idea that proprietary so...

Sleepycat Software Expands into Europe

Sleepycat Software opened the doors of its first European office today in the United Kingdom. The office marks the company's official expansion into European markets and will provide sales, marketing and support of Sleepycat's Berkeley DB, Berkeley DB XML and Berkeley DB Java Edition database system...

WiFi Routers Riddled With Holes: Report

Most WiFi router vendors have not patched numerous firmware vulnerabilities discovered more than two years ago, according to a report released Tuesday. OEM firmware built into WiFi routers use open source components that contain numerous known security vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hacker...

Quest Updates Toad Open Source Database Tools

Quest Software on Monday announced a series of updates to its Toad open source database software applications, including new versions of its Toad Edge, Toad Data Point and Toad Intelligence Central products. After launching the first version of Toad Edge last summer, the company began seeing an upti...

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