Profile of Larry Greenemeier
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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in May 2005
Vendor lands biggest customer to date and lines up tools for customization and analytics
Planned information-management system will take four years to deploy
The story of open-source software has largely been one of success to date. Open source has grown exponentially in popularity among Web users, and it's making headway in corporate application-development environments, even influencing the ways in which proprietary app vendors create and distribute their own products.
Still, open source won't be a tale of unmitigated growth. The answer to open source's challenges is, in a word, services.
At LinuxWorld, Cendant, Citigroup, and E-Trade talk about what swayed them to open source, and what it'll take for them to expand its use.
Salesforce CEO Benioff claims all of the knowledge needed to customize the company's software is contained in a document the size of a playbill.
Wind River says the tools will help manufacturers cut costs and time to market for embedded devices, and will let CIOs make such devices an integral and manageable part of their IT operations.
A Brooklyn, N.Y., movie theater is showing Star Wars: Episode III, Revenge Of The Sith, in its native digital format, with help from Access Integrated Technologies, a company that's working to digitize Hollywood's supply chain.
With blogs proliferating at breakneck speed, it's no wonder that a market is emerging for developers of search engines that find and aggregate all of this fringe content.
Latest version of Carrier-Grade Linux lets telecom-equipment makers build less expensive, high-availability network components.
Technology from Tarantella will advance vendor's utility-computing efforts
IT is playing an increasing role in investigations of cybercrime and traditional crime scenes.
Metadot provides an open-source alternative for small companies and departments for building Web and intranet portals.
Tarantella software is designed to provide access to server-based applications and could help Sun's utility-computing strategy.
The software is designed to make applications running in Linux environments less likely to be hijacked by malware.
Richard Seibt came to Novell through its 2004 acquisition of the Linux vendor.
Department enlists nonprofit consortium to help plan major portal project.
Chipmaker Atheros is making its JumpStart configuration software available as part of an open-source project.
Palamida competes with Black Duck in an emerging market to search for open-source code being used improperly.