McKesson is improving its business by reducing waste on proprietary licenses.
Intel says Andy Bryant has become vice chairman and will become its new chairman in May of next year.
With a freemium service, a Ukrainian company hopes to combine the enthusiasm for higher-end raw photo editing with the convenience of Web apps.
EnterpriseDB and Ingres just reported banner years, suggesting that open source is thriving beyond MySQL in the database market.
Allscripts, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Intel, Intuit, Microsoft, and Nuance Communications are banding together in an effort to make doctors aware of the benefits of electronic health records.
Open source is starting to make inroads into health care IT, which is exactly what proprietary vendors like McKesson and Cerner don't want.
Open source needs to find ways to charge for its software. Like the Web, "free" can no longer be the driving strategy.
There's a good reason behind the relatively light turnout. Corporate IS types, who once treated Linux as if were part of a broader Bolshevik conspiracy, have signed on.