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For Start-Ups, the Cloud is the Way to Go!

Experts opine that cloud technology has the potential to bridge the gap between a small and a large enterprise. For start-ups and SMBs, cloud computing can make life far easier for IT admins,…

Chart a Successful, Recession-Proof Career in Virtualisation

While the virtualisation job market is expected to be buoyant for many years, the demand for well-trained professionals in this fast-evolving terrain is only going to increase. This article looks a little closer…

Use the Bench Calculator to Program Mathematics

This third article in the mathematical journey through open source takes you through the functional power of the bench calculator. After going through basic programming on the bench calculator, it’s time to explore…

Innovation: Many Good Things, With An Open Twist

Gone are the days when open source was a concept that applied mainly to the arts and software. Today, open source fires innovation in many things, from gadgets and cars to prosthetic limbs…

OpenStreetMap: An Open Source Alternate to GoogleMaps

This article introduces OpenStreetMap, which is bound to interest students, engineers, trekkers, cartographers, government officials, law enforcement authorities and anyone who makes use of maps. It doesn’t matter whether you are a trekker,…

The Status of Research in Localisation

In this 10th and concluding article in the series on localisation, the author take a closer look at the challenges for Indian language localisation and the current status of research in the field….

Want Freedom? Initiate Linux In Your Life Today

If you are a newbie in the Linux domain, this article is for you. The author explores the ins and outs of the operating system and tells you why you should choose Linux…

Use Fedena to Manage Your School

Fedena is an open source tool developed by Bengaluru-based Foradian Technologies that can automate the tasks of managing a school. This article covers its features, with detailed installation instructions. A number of open…

What Makes Magento the Best E-commerce Platform?

Magento is an open source e-commerce platform that besides having rich features, offers users unparalleled flexibility to manage the content, looks and functionality of their eCommerce store. Moreover, it offers a spontaneous administration…

“Asterisk offers superior features at reduced cost”

Devasia Kurian, managing director, *astTECS gets into a freewheeling chat with Team OSFY and talks about Asterisk and its pace of adoption in India. Q Why should one go in for Asterisk and…

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