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The American software company Xinuos, created in 2011, has sued IBM and Red Hat over alleged anti-trust violations and copyright infringement, and claims that Big Blue has been misleading its investors since 2008.

Published in Open Source

When Oracle Corporation, a company that is not exactly known for being friendly to free software and open source, appears to be more friendly to Linux users than Red Hat, then it is time for people to sit up and take notice.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 06:56

Report claims SUSE may be considering an IPO in 2021

Germany open source provider SUSE will go in for an initial public offering next year, the American news service Bloomberg reports, adding that its owner, Swedish private equity firm EQT, is already consulting advisers about the listing.

Published in Open Source

Open source company SUSE says the acquisition of Red Hat, once the biggest independent open source firm, by IBM shows the importance of the role that open source technology and standards will play in the future.

Published in Open Source

Open source firm SUSE has completed the process of acquisition by its fourth owner — Swedish growth investor EQT — and says it would now be the largest independent open source company, a status that Red Hat once enjoyed until it was bought by IBM.

Published in Open Source

Microsoft has announced it is joining the Open Invention Network, a group that aims to protect Linux and open source programs from patent risk.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 23 April 2018 11:34

Ixup appoints Turco as EVP, product head

Australian-listed data collaboration company IXUP has appointed 20-year technology veteran, Anthony Turco, as executive vice-president and head of product.

Published in People Moves
Monday, 04 September 2017 09:12

Linux pioneer SUSE marks 25 years in the field

The Germany-based SUSE Linux marked a milestone over the last few days: on Friday, 2 September, the company turned 25, a remarkable achievement in an industry where the remains of software companies litter the landscape around the world.

Published in Open Sauce

Security vendor CyberArk has appointed Adel Eid as senior director, channels for Asia Pacific and Japan, and Bruce Nixon as channel manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:42

Could Novell have become a Linux player?

Would Novell, which is now referred to in the past tense by the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, still be around as a company of substance if Chris Stone had not left when he did?

Published in Open Sauce

Identity management solutions provider ForgeRock has appointed 30-year IT industry veteran John Donovan as Regional Vice President for Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN.

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Microsoft has refused to say openly whether it will be extending the patent-licensing deal that it signed with Novell back in 2006. At that time, SUSE Linux was a part of Novell.

Published in Open Source

With two companies — Microsoft and Red Hat — from opposite ends of the software spectrum linking arms in a deal overnight, the big question that remains is: what happens to the SUSE-Microsoft deal?

Published in Open Sauce

After lying dormant for nearly five years, the case which SCO filed against IBM back in 2003 is back on the docket of the US federal court in Utah.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:27

Novell iPrint tames TAFE printing

Holmesglen TAFE uses Novell iPrint to simplify on-campus printing.

Published in Print Solutions
Thursday, 09 August 2012 10:13

Wearne heads local Sophos operation

Security software vendor Sophos has appointed Ashley Wearne as general manager for the ANZ region.

Published in People Moves

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