Open Source News, Features, and Interviews

  • Microsoft Teams gains ground on Slack

    Two years after its launch, Microsoft Teams is outpacing team chat rival Slack – largely thanks to Teams’ free availability as part of Office 365 subscriptions.

    12 Dec. 18 07:45 Written by Matthew Finnegan
  • How to tame enterprise communications services

    Voice, video, e-mail, file sharing, collaboration – organizations need a solid strategy to assure more manageable, cost-effective, and secure enterprise communications.

    11 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by Craig Mathias
  • What is an SSD? How solid state drives work

    Solid state drives use interconnected pools of flash memory that are managed by an SSD controller to deliver speeds far beyond what a hard disk drive (HDD) can offer.

    07 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by Neal Weinberg
  • Is an SD-WAN managed service right for you?

    Managed SD-WAN can be an appropriate solution for the enterprise, but due diligence is necessary to determine if it is the best fit.

    06 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by By Mark Sheard and Jack Deal
  • Telstra strikes Arduino deal

    Telstra will distribute the upcoming Arduino MKR NB 1500 IoT developer board in Australia.

    03 Dec. 18 13:55 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

    The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017.

    29 Nov. 18 04:18 Written by Matthew Finnegan
  • What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

    Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-centre networking and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

    27 Nov. 18 22:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Red Hat to be ‘Switzerland’ within IBM

    Red Hat will operate as a kind of “Switzerland” within IBM and maintain its commitment to open source at the conclusion of Big Blue’s takeover of the software company, according to Marco Bill-Peter, Red Hat senior vice president of customer experience and engagement.

    21 Nov. 18 13:09 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth wishes Red Hat and IBM a happy marriage

    Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth's keynote at the second of this year's Openstack Summits was considerably less controversial than the last, where he explicitly compared the price between Red Hat and Ubuntu's services in Vancouver. However he still had plenty to say when Computerworld UK caught up with the hobby astronaut and entrepreneur on the show floor.

    19 Nov. 18 02:21 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • Red Hat commits to Openstack for 'at least' 10 years

    While Red Hat understandably wouldn't discuss anything to do with the IBM mega-acquisition - for regulatory reasons - director of product management James Labocki and senior director for product management at Openstack Nick Barcet confirmed Red Hat's commitment to Openstack for at least the next "10 years".

    14 Nov. 18 23:50 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • Will the new Surface Go impress?

    ​With the success of Microsoft’s Surface Pro, it’s easy to assume the new Surface Go will be just as big a hit.

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