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Emu Software announced the availability of their NetDirector Agent for Sun Solaris operating systems. In combination with NetDirector's broad support for Linux, the availability of Solaris support enables mixed Linux/Solaris shops to more securely and efficiently manage their environments. Once NetDirector users select the service (Apache, BIND, Samba, Sendmail, etc.) they wish to manage, they can then select any number of servers, running either Solaris or Linux, to affect the desired configuration change. With NetDirector, making a change to multiple servers running a diversity of operating systems is as easy as making a change to one server. Servers managed with NetDirector can be physical or virtual, remote or local.  NetDirector features the ability to schedule management events, rollback changes, enforce segregation of duties with role-based permissions and pro... (more)

OpenLogic Launches New Library Edition To Reduce Open Source Risks

OpenLogic announced OpenLogic Enterprise Library Edition, a solution that delivers enterprises a trusted and supported library of more than 200 open source packages. OpenLogic Library Edition contains more than 200 open source products that are pre-certified, maintained, supported and indemnified by OpenLogic. Using the library's extensibility features, organizations can add new open source, commercial and homegrown products to the library. "Enterprises are looking for ways to manage open source risk without limiting the significant value that they gain from open source solutions. ... (more)

Simula Labs Launches Hosted Delivery Platform To Enable Enterprise Open Source Adoption

Simula Labs announced the availability of a complete hosted distribution delivery platform for complimentary open source technologies with the Community-oriented Real-time Engineering (CoRE) Network. The CoRE Network is the first delivery platform to offer enterprise IT a comprehensive framework for successfully adopting open source projects and processes through its hosted service, support and artifact repository platform. Simula Labs was conceived to accelerate open source adoption rates, by identifying and then building open source companies in key infrastructure market segmen... (more)

"Real-World AJAX" One-Day Seminar Arrives in Silicon Valley

The first "Real-World AJAX" event, held in New York City, featured 15 speakers in 11 sessions, including many of the the world's most renowned AJAX experts, and more than 400 delegates attended while more than 15,000 SYS-CON.TV viewers tuned into the simulcast on March 13, 2006. Backbase news blog called it "a great day, and certainly the first major Ajax Event in the World!" Today, just ten weeks on, SYS-CON Events' timely "Real-World AJAX" comes to Silicon Valley, to San Jose at its very heart, and the Faculty lineup is if anything even more stellar than it was in NYC, includin... (more)

OpenOffice 2.0: Exclusive Interview – OpenOffice Leaders McCreesh and Suarez-Potts

Enterprise Open Source Magazine was able to catch up in cyberspace with OpenOffice.org Marketing Project leader John McCreesh and community manager Louis Suarez-Potts, who graciously answered our questions about OpenOffice 2.0. Here is what they had to say: Enterprise Open Source Magazine: Version 2.0 has been in development for two years, I believe. How many people and companies took part in the revision, and what are the major improvements? John McCreesh: The OpenOffice.org community numbers thousands of members, who have contributed in a variety of ways to the new version - repo... (more)