Posts Tagged ‘open source’

Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry for €63.5 million

Red Hat acquisition of FeedHenry linked to increase in smartphone uptake

Is HP Turning to Acquisitions to Speed Growth?

Hewlett-Packard bought open-source software start-up Eucalyptus to bolster its cloud portfolio, marking its first acquisition since the disastrous Autonomy deal. Speculation persists that HP is actually gearing up for a major acquisition swing, including a bid for VMware, to expand its capabilities and open new revenue streams.

Red Hat Waves Goodbye to CTO

After nearly 13 years in the role, open source vendor Red Hat bids farewell to Brian Stevens

Facebook Open-Source SDN Switch Could Reignite Whitebox Market

Facebook lift the veil off its first open-source switch, Wedge, build for software defined networks (SDN). The appliance is not only less expensive, but customizable. It could reignite the whitebox market and, in the process, disrupt networking vendors, such as Cisco.

Red Hat Channel Expanding, Revenues Rising

Open source vendor Red Hat upped the proportion of its global business transacted through the channel to more than two thirds in Q1

Heavy Hitters Team Up on Open-Source SDN

The OpenDaylight Project, founded by the non-profit Linux Foundation, aims to overcome the disjointed and increasingly stagnant development of SDN with the tried and true method of developing a community-led meritocracy around an open-source framework backed by the resources on the deepest pockets in the industry.

Red Hat Revenues Up but Short of Expectations

For the three months to Feb. 28, Red Hat’s profits rose 19 percent to $43 million annually on sales which jumped 17 percent to $348 million over the same period – just shy of Wall Street expectations of $349.4 million, causing a share price slump of up to 11 percent in after-hours trading.

McAfee Embeds Android Application Control

McAfee is taking steps to fulfill old promises with the launch of an embedded application control solution targeting the Android platform. This gives solution providers a new way to crack into increasingly competitive enterprise mobility markets.