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VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast

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VMware's stock is down by about 20% today after it reported a bleak forecast and news that it was cutting 900 jobs yesterday. Those jobs will come from some of its oddball units, like SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011....
VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast

Red Hat, Dell sign OEM pact

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The announcement Tuesday of a new partnership between Dell and Red Hat could mark a further expansion of open-source software use in the enterprise....
Red Hat, Dell sign OEM pact

Red Hat intros storage appliance for Amazon Web Services

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Red Hat is trotting out its own virtual storage appliance for Amazon Web Services for shifting enterprise datacenter files to the cloud.Built upon built on former Gluster technology acquired by Red Hat in 2011, this solution was designed to enable companies to extend scalable NAS storage to the cloud with...
Red Hat intros storage appliance for Amazon Web Services

Red Hat's Q4 shines, top expectations

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For fiscal 2012, Red Hat reported earnings of $146.6 million, or 75 cents a share, on revenue of $1.13 billion, up 25 percent from a year ago....
Red Hat's Q4 shines, top expectations

Red Hat, Hortonworks prep OpenStack for Hadoop

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Merging the worlds of big data and cloud computing, Red Hat, Hortonworks and Hadoop integrator Mirantis are jointly building a software program, called Savanna, that will make it easier to deploy Apache Hadoop on an OpenStack cloud service.The software will "allow Hadoop to take advantage of the scale-out storage...
Red Hat, Hortonworks prep OpenStack for Hadoop

Red Hat CEO Runs His Billion-Dollar Company From This Uber Modest Office (RHT)

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We've told you that Red Hat is one of the world's biggest "meritocracies," where employees can, and do, call the CEO an idiot to his face, if they don't like his ideas. CEO Jim Whitehurst is proud of that. He might be the boss, but in a meritocracy, people have...
Red Hat CEO Runs His Billion-Dollar Company From This Uber Modest Office (RHT)

Wall Street Beat: Software vendors offer good news on sales front

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Tech finally got a dose of good news this week from enterprise vendors including Oracle and Red Hat, which offered up some solid financial reports even as analysts continued to downgrade forecasts for IT spending this year....
Wall Street Beat: Software vendors offer good news on sales front
Red Hat: Yes, Windows 8 Machines Will Run Linux

Red Hat Sets a Date for OpenShift Source Release

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Red Hat is getting set to take the wraps off the source code for OpenShift. The company announced today that it will release the OpenShift code at the Open Cloud Conference to take place in Sunnyvale, Calif., from April 30 through May 3. At the conference Red Hat will provide...
Red Hat Sets a Date for OpenShift Source Release

Facebook, Google, Zynga Ask Courts To Reject Patents On Abstract Ideas That Plague Tech Innovation

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Just because you take an abstract idea and say you do it “on a computer” or “over the Internet” doesn’t mean you deserve a patent, according to an amicus brief filed on Friday by Google, Facebook and six other tech companies. It asks the courts to reject lawsuits based on...
Facebook, Google, Zynga Ask Courts To Reject Patents On Abstract Ideas That Plague Tech Innovation

What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

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Elliott Associates, L.P., a hedge fund with a significant position in shares of Novell, after the close of trading in U.S. stock markets today placed an unsolicited offer to buy the open source-focused software company for close to $2 billion. The offer places a high valuation on Novell, and is...
What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

Red Hat, SAP, Ericsson Invest $10M in Mirantis for OpenStack Push

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Mirantis announced that Red Hat, SAP and Ericsson have invested $10 million in the OpenStack systems integrator to further its work on OpenStack solutions....
Red Hat, SAP, Ericsson Invest $10M in Mirantis for OpenStack Push

Two key features star in the new Fedora 18 beta

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The Fedora Project on Tuesday announced the long-awaited beta release of Fedora Linux 18, complete with numerous improvements for users, developers, and systems administrators. Several delays beset the project during this release cycle following the release of Fedora 17 back in May, but the final version of the Red...
Two key features star in the new Fedora 18 beta

With 1M new downloads in 3 months, Node.js momentum just keeps on keeping on

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It’s not surprising that Strongloop would tout the traction Node.js is getting in the market – the startup was founded a few months ago to bring commercially supported versions of the language to Red Hat Linux, MacOS, Ubuntu and Windows. But even more neutral observers give the server-side JavaScript framework its due. After all,...
With 1M new downloads in 3 months, Node.js momentum just keeps on keeping on

Red Hat Joins the Billion-dollar Club

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It's official: Red Hat is the first open-source software company to generate a billion dollars in annual revenue....
Red Hat Joins the Billion-dollar Club

Tier 3 nets $10M in new funding

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Cloud startup Tier 3 has raised $10 million in new venture funding, according to new SEC filings.  New investor, Intel Capital  led the round. Current investors Ignition Partners and Madrona Ventures ponied up $8.5 million in an initial funding round in March, 2011. The Bellevue-WA based company is one of a growing...
Tier 3 nets $10M in new funding

Red Hat's GlusterFS Appliance for Amazon Now Totally Virtual

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One thing you don't quite get accustomed to in reporting developments in cloud technology is how even the virtual things become virtualized. Last December, Red Hat released a software storage appliance based on the GlusterFS software-based NAS system that Red Hat acquired in October. That product is a way to...
Red Hat's GlusterFS Appliance for Amazon Now Totally Virtual
EMC follows VMware, rest of world, into OpenStack
10gen Raises $42M to Expand MongoDB, Its Open Source Database Software

9 Things Microsoft Does Right

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M$: Short for Microsoft, used to imply Microsoft cares more for money than it does for security, stability, and anything else that could make a good Operating System." - Urban Dictionary, 2004. "Microsoft sucks." Too many times, the conversation stops there. Yes, Microsoft gets plenty of criticism, much of it...
9 Things Microsoft Does Right

Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

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Today Red Hat, a popular provider of open source software and related services, reported fourth quarter revenue of $348 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.36. The company had net income of $43 million using normal accounting rules. Analysts had expected revenue of $349 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share...
Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

Red Hat agrees to buy FuseSource

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Boosting its line of open-source middleware, Red Hatis in the process of acquiring open-source integration software vendor FuseSource from its parent company Progress Software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....
Red Hat agrees to buy FuseSource

Wednesday Shortbread

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Eight is Enough IntoMobile: Rogers to expand LTE to 25 Canadian cities by the end of the year VR-Zone reports Abit website to close at the end of February X-bit labs: Tilera unveils processors with up to 36 programmable cores and Hitachi introduces fast 4TB hard disk drive Ars Technica:...
Wednesday Shortbread

HP Switches On Public Cloud, Thanks To OpenStack

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The race to commoditize the OpenStack cloud operating system has a new entry, and Hewlett-Packard, one of the first backers of the open-source project, could soon be enjoying the spoils of victory. If it doesn't screw it up. There is little evidence that yesterday's announced general release of HP Cloud...
HP Switches On Public Cloud, Thanks To OpenStack

Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

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Jim Whitehurst says it's not just Red Hat's products, but its philosophy that place it at the forefront of cloud computing...
Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux
Cloud: Open Source Outfit Bags $30M in Funding -- And That Seems Small

Database Startup 10gen Just Got A Big Pat On The Back From Intel And Red Hat (RHAT, INTC)

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Database startup 10gen just signed up Red Hat, the open-source software company, and Intel, the chipmaker, as investors, the startup announced today. 10gen makes MongoDB, a relatively new kind of database known as NoSQL. NoSQL's name contrasts it to SQL, a language used to access conventional structured databases. NoSQL is one...
Database Startup 10gen Just Got A Big Pat On The Back From Intel And Red Hat (RHAT, INTC)
Microsoft Adds 'Big Boobs' to Linux Kernel

Google pledges non-assertion on MapReduce patents for open source

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Google joins Red Hat and the OIN in creating a patent non-assertion pledge for open source software which uses techniques covered by its patents. But the pledge launches with only ten MapReduce patents...
Google pledges non-assertion on MapReduce patents for open source

People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive

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The ranters are out in force this afternoon about Red Hat announcing the preview of its OpenStack distribution. It’s like OpenStack inserted a lightning rod into my TweeetDeck stream. OpenStack really pisses people off.  You either despise it or love it. And that’s why the open cloud effort will survive....
People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive
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