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F5 doubles down on commitment to Open Source

By Staff Writer 15 September 2021

F5 has announced several new developments that underscore its support for customers managing the accelerating pace of digital transformation and the critical role of open source technology in driving modern digital experiences. FULL STORY >

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Industry Opinion - Companies should embrace, rather than avoid, open source software

By Industry Contributor 16 March 2020

For organisations to remain agile and responsive, it’s a business imperative to embrace open source software, even as meeting regulatory requirements remains a challenge. SAS country manager Akesh Lalla... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight: Open-Source Phone Systems - There’s Nothing Cheap About Free

By Industry Contributor 5 December 2019

Kurt Garbacz, National Business Development Manager of Itec Communications explains why going open-source on your phone systems is not always the wisest move. FULL STORY >

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Red Hat Unveils Industry’s First Production-Ready Open Source Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Staff Writer 28 June 2017

Red Hat debuts integrated, software-defined compute and storage platform designed for remote sites and edge deployments. FULL STORY >

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SUSE Academic Program opens doors to Open Source for students globally

By Press Release 15 May 2017

Tailored program prepares students for the future with software, training curriculum, tools and support to help academic organisations use, teach and develop open source software. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Technology Summit Part 1: Opening to Open Source

By Ryan Noik 14 February 2017

Microsoft’s Technology Summit, held in Johannesburg and squarely aimed at developers, saw the Sandton Convention Centre packed till it was overflowing, clearly showing there is a very healthy developer interest in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Windows 8 adoption rate up, but slower than Windows 7 for September

By Hanleigh Daniels 2 October 2013

Microsoft's latest Windows desktop operating system is gaining in popularity with users but is outpaced in adoption rate by its predecessor. FULL STORY >

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Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia

By Hanleigh Daniels 10 August 2012

Digia is acquiring Nokia's entire Qt operation and software technologies. FULL STORY >

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HP reveals more details of open source webOS

By Ryan Noik 26 January 2012

This week, HP released further details on its now open source webOS operating system, by announcing the release of Enyo. FULL STORY >

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HP to contribute webOS to open source

By Hanleigh Daniels 12 December 2011

HP has revealed its plans for its webOS smartphone and tablet operating system. FULL STORY >

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Maemo 5 OS

By Thomas McKinnon 4 February 2010

Does Maemo represent the future for Nokia smartphones? It's fresh, adept at browsing and multitasking and its interface is optimised for touch- things Symbian struggles with. FULL STORY >

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Nokia N900

By Thomas McKinnon 1 February 2010

The N900 is anything but your typical Nokia. It runs on a Linux OS, is powered by some heavy duty hardware and is a little rough around the edges. FULL STORY >

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

By Hanleigh Daniels 3 November 2009

Sony Ericsson\'s first Android mobile device, the Xperia X10, packs some ingenious software and serious hardware to take on the best that Apple and HTC have to offer. FULL STORY >

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Android 2.0 SDK released

By Hanleigh Daniels 28 October 2009

The open source Android operating system\'s software development kit now supports Android 2.0 and adds some more software tools and features for developers. FULL STORY >

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Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

By Andrew Gould 7 February 2009

The Ubuntu team is happy to bring you the latest and greatest software the open source community has to offer. This is their latest result: the Ubuntu 8.10 release candidate, which brings a host of excellent new features. FULL STORY >

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