CXOs

‘Linux was chosen for Raspberry Pi with a purpose’

A credit-card sized computer with good capabilities at $25 is definitely amazing. Raspberry Pi is a trend-setting device. You may or may not like it, but you certainly cannot ignore it. Many small-sized…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

Bruno Georges, Red Hat's Enterprise Application Platforms Engineering group

About JBoss Application Server 7 and Goals for 2012: An Interview

The JBoss’ Users and Developers Conference (JUDCon) was held in January at Bangalore, and featured discussions by top open source developers from around the world. Bruno Georges, currently heading Red Hat’s Enterprise Application…

It pays to be a Linux 'expert'

IT Pays To Be a Linux Expert

The IT industry is expected to hire many more Linux professionals this year, and to take extra measures to retain Linux talent within organisations. LINUX For You digs into their pockets and finds…

FOSS in Academic Institutions

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world — not only because of its cost-effectiveness, but also because of its stability, reliability, flexibility and…

Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO, Protecode

Protecode: Software License Management is Like Any Other Quality Management Process

Someone rightly observed: “All code is guilty, until proven innocent.” Ask the members of any software development team, and they will agree that tracking open source software components that have gone into building…

FOSS for cooperatives

Proprietary Solutions Can’t Milk Money from these Cooperatives!

The dairy cooperative societies in Kerala are gradually switching to open source in an attempt to cut costs and stay secure. While people are still contemplating whether to use open source in their…

Orisys team

FOSS Solutions for Call Centres that’s 10 Times Cheaper

OrisysIndia, a Kerala-based IT solutions provider, is using open source to deliver advanced communication solutions to call centres in Kerala at a mere 10 per cent of the cost of similar proprietary solutions….

FOSS adoption

Adoption of Linux/FOSS: Challenges & Opportunities

The hurdles faced in the adoption of open source by enterprises and the Indian government can easily be overcome if a planned, six-step approach is followed. Open source has opened minds and provided…

An identity for the junt

Aadhaar: A Testimony to Success of FOSS in India!

It is heartening to see how FOSS is powering one of India’s most prestigious and mammoth e-governance initiatives — the Aadhaar project from the Unique Identification Authority of India. For those of you…

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