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  • Cisco bets big on open source

    Cisco is investing heavily in the open source software movement as it makes the transition from being primarily a networking company to an IT and services company.

  • Bankwest bets big on OpenStack

    Bankwest employs software-as-a-service and public cloud services from AWS and Azure, but a private OpenStack-based cloud increasingly underpins the bank’s applications

  • Telcos turn to OpenStack for network virtualization

    OpenStack — a collection of open source software projects that allow users to develop and manage a cloud infrastructure in a data centre — has emerged as a key technology underpinning the push by telcos to virtualize their networks.

  • Telstra invests in Nginx

    Telstra’s VC arm, Telstra Ventures, has made a strategic investment in San Francisco-based Nginx, best known for its eponymous open source web server software.

  • Aussie company Higgns formed to take care of IoT

    Australian software developer Two Bulls is spinning out a new company, Higgns, to exploit its software of the same name, which uses the AllJoyn open software framework for Internet of Things devices.

  • govCMS adds API-driven content sharing

    govCMS — the cloud-hosted, Drupal-based content management system for federal government departments and agencies — has added new features that make it easier for government organisations to syndicate their content to other sites.

  • Drupal 8 released

    The long-awaited eighth edition of open source web platform Drupal has been released.

  • IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

    IBM is looking to boost its mainframe business with a Linux push that includes new hardware, software and the founding of the Open Mainframe Project. The company is also contributing mainframe code to the open source community.

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