IBM opened a Linux innovation center in the capital city of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana.
Red Hat and HP expanded their collaboration to drive the next generation of converged server, storage and networking infrastructure solutions with the launch of open source software.
Nokia marked the next phase in the evolution of Maemo software with the new Nokia N900. Taking its cues from the world of desktop computing, the open source, Linux-based Maemo software delivers a PC-like experience on a handset-sized device.
Red Hat announced the launch of its enhanced Partner Program, redesigned to give Red Hat’s business partners additional economic, sales, marketing and technical benefits through the introduction of a new partner level and solution specializations.
Fujitsu and Asianux, a Linux vendor, will jointly deliver advanced Linux server products.
IBM, NoMachine and Novell announce that Glendale Adventist Medical Center (GAMC) in Glendale, California has improved the experience of its hospital patients by delivering email and Web access in patient rooms, while saving information technology (IT) maintenance and energy costs.
Intel and Nokia announced a long-term relationship to develop a new class of Intel Architecture-based mobile computing device and chipset architectures which will combine the performance of powerful computers with high-bandwidth mobile broadband communications and ubiquitous Internet connectivity.
The Fedora Project, a Red Hat sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration project, announced the availability of Fedora 11, the latest version of its free open source operating system.
IBM announced new services and programs to help more companies migrate from Sun and HP servers to IBM’s System z, particularly on the Linux platform.
Intel and Novell announced broad efforts to closely collaborate and encourage original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) to adopt Moblin, an optimized open source Linux software platform for enabling rich Internet experiences on Intel Atom processor-based netbooks and other mobile systems.
The openSUSE Project and the Linux Foundation announced that the openSUSE Build Service will be added to the Linux Developer Network (LDN).
Novell announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, the operating system designed for the next-generation data center.
A recent market survey, conducted by IDC and sponsored by Novell, reveals a surge in the acquisition of Linux driven by the worldwide recession.
STMicroelectronics has announced that its LIS302DL 3-axis accelerometer is being used by Openmoko to provide motion-sensing functions in Openmoko’s Neo Freerunner LINUX-based mobile open platform.
Automobile manufacturers and suppliers announced the formation of the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit organization committed to driving the development and broad adoption of an open source In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) reference platform.
Novell announced a broad collaboration with VMware to help independent software vendors (ISVs) build fully supported SUSE Linux Enterprise-based virtual appliances.
Red Hat announced its virtualization strategy for 2009 and beyond, outlining plans to expand and enhance its server, client and management products to enable ubiquitous adoption of virtualization across the enterprise.
LG Electronics and Intel announced a collaboration around mobile Internet devices (MIDs) based on Intel’s next-generation MID hardware platform, codenamed “Moorestown,” and Linux-based Moblin v2.0 software platform.
Opera joined the mobile Linux leaders in the LiMo Foundation. By joining this mobile Linux community, Opera hopes to contribute to the advancement of open and accessible mobile phone technology.
LiMo Foundation announced commitment from six major operator members to specify and deliver handsets using LiMo Platform implementations in 2009.
Red Hat announced the global availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3.
Fujitsu and Red Hat have strengthened their global alliance for providing Linux support services for mission-critical environments.
ARM and Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, will bring the full Ubuntu Desktop operating system to the ARMv7 processor architecture to address demand from device manufacturers.
VirtualLogix announced that its virtualization software product, VirtualLogix VLX, is the first to support Symbian OS, the open operating system for advanced data-enabled mobile phones.
Mandriva has released its latest distribution for desktops and notebooks: Mandriva Linux 2009. It comes with new KDE, Gnome, Firefox and OpenOffice tools. Three editions of the new distribution are available: One, Free and Powerpack.