CXOs

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.

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.

Open Source for Career Management

Most human resource consulting firms face challenges in presenting the right candidates for right Jobs. Monster.com’s advert, “Caught in a wrong job”, clearly outlines those challenges. Here is a case study that outlines how Open Source assists professionals in getting that coveted job.

Open Source: A Panacea for the Recession

As the recession grips more economies and enterprises, it’s the perfect time to adopt the open source business model. We explain why.

Why Governments Should Adopt Open Source

How applicable is the open source software development model for e-governance initiatives?

The Open Movement its Implications in Education

In this article, we look at what role the various ‘open movements’ can play in academia, and how academia should nurture them for a win-win relationship.

Oracle: We Have All That Red Hat Has, But Our Prices Will Pretty Much Be Half

In this interview, Shane Owenby, director, Linux & Open Source, Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation, shares with us Oracle’s contributions to the Linux world, and expresses his surprise at how little credit the company gets for it.

Virtual Microsoft

Microsoft has been talking a lot about interoperability for a few years now. What is the company doing with respect to interoperability on the virtualisation front? The LFY Bureau caught up with Radhesh Balakrishnan, director of virtualisation, Microsoft, to understand what’s happening.

A Makeover in Dubai

Operating out of the enterprise-savvy desert city of Dubai, Al Waleed is a trading company whose core business processes are supported by IT. The outfit’s technology agenda is driven by two principal requirements–handling…

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