Will Tibco be the next business software company to be scooped up?
TIBCO is releasing its PageBus code under a BSD license, toe-dipping into the open source community. It's a good start, and offers good technology.
The NBA's Sacramento Kings are using technology from CrowdOptic that lets fans see what players, cheerleaders, and announcers are seeing through their Google Glass. In real time.
Big Blue sees demand drop off at the end of the first quarter as revenue and earnings miss expectations. Other tech giants saw a similar tough finish to the quarter.
AMQP is close to shaking up the MOM market. Get your head around it.
Emerging from stealth mode after two and a half years, Tintri is aiming big with a storage solution designed to be virtualized.
Oracle plans to take Endeca's technology and combine it with its ATG Commerce offering and business intelligence tools.
Good marketing removes the clutter from a market. Savvy open-source companies will focus on one big proprietary competitor and suck the mindshare from everyone else.
Open source offers a better way to sell software.
Open source is a massive trend in computing, but not in business strategy. Not yet, anyway.