Vanisha Joseph
Bharati Vidyapeeth Opens its Gates to Open Source

Bharati Vidyapeeth Opens its Gates to Open Source

Pune-headquartered Bharati Vidyapeeth has its institutions spread across India. In 2009, it adopted open source technology when it implemented the TechnoMail enterprise mailing solution to fulfil its communication needs. With around 180 educational…

Zynga: About 90 Out of 100 We Plan To Hire Would Be FOSS Experts

Zynga, the US-based company creating ripples in the gaming industry with FarmVille, Mafia Wars, etc, is a game changer in the gaming world. Recently they decided to explore new soil by opening an office in India and are betting big on open source technology to meet their future aspirations. Shan Kadavil, country manager, Zynga (India), talks to Vanisha Joseph about open source technology as a tremendous opportunity for developers.

Castle Rock Research India: We Plan to Double Our Headcount by Next Year

Castle Rock Research India is a part of Castle Rock Research Corporation, a premier educational resource development company headquartered in Edmonton, Canada, offering print and digital educational resources in K-12 and higher education market. With a strength of 70+ innovators and two outstanding R&D centers in India – Bangalore and Kolkata – they are now launching a series of path breaking products mainly in open source domain. Vishwas Maudgal, CEO, Castle Rock Research India, talks to Vanisha Joseph about the pearl and thorns in open source domain for companies and developers.

An Auto Company Zips Along the Fast Lane with FOSS

Carnation Auto, a multi-brand auto sales and service company, has grown phenomenally after opting for an open source enterprise platform.

KPIT Cummins: We are home to 150 developers trained in open source

KPIT Cummins is a leading global IT Consulting organisation that caters to implementation of enterprise-wide solutions in the automotive, industrial and other segments. A few years back they shook hands with open source technology. Shirish Patwardhan, CTO and chief architect, KPIT Cummins, throws light on the growing market for FOSS solutions and the opportunity it brings along for the Indian FOSS community and industry players like KPIT during his discussion with Vanisha Joseph.

Xebia: We Plan for an R&D Team on FOSS-based Mobile Solutions

Xebia, an IT company working extensively on enterprise Java technology and agile software development, has been betting big on open source technology like JBoss in recent times. Anurag Shrivastava, head of Xebia India operations, talks to Vanisha Joseph about open source being the next big thing to watch out for by any developer/IT company.

Score a Goal With Postgres!

Shrinking budgets and performance-hungry business applications are making organisations sway the open source way when choosing database management systems. EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, is scoring consecutive goals on reliability, performance, scalability and cost comparisons against both its open source and proprietary opponents.

Sound Sleep With Open Source

Sheela Foam, a Ghaziabad-based home and industrial foam products manufacturer, placed its bets on open source and has never looked back, since. Sheela Foam, a leading manufacturer of slab stock polyurethane foam, has…

Addressing the Linux Talent Shortfall

Over the last few years, Linux has proved its worth in every vertical imaginable. Yet, corporate India is caught in a bind with Linux-conversant talent being virtually unavailable. Shenoy Systems has stepped in to speed up the process of getting talent industry-ready, especially in the embedded systems arena.

And You’re Saying There’s No Money in the FOSS Business?

Strange… because we’ve captured the story of DeepRoot Linux, which speaks otherwise.

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