Article Query: Open Source
June 26, 2011

Microsoft held true to their marketing reputation this week by taking advantage of an opportunity to push Internet Explorer after an apparent bout of in-fighting erupted at Mozilla.  Apparently some on the Mozilla development team are not concerned whether the Firefox browser is positioned well in the enterprise network, preferring rather that the focus be in supporting the [...]

June 21, 2011

The recent announcement of a 13-year old security flaw found in an Open Source security library has renewed the debate between open source and closed source software.  The library, crypt_blowfish, allows for fast two-way password encryption.  The flaw introduces the potential for passwords to be easily compromised and affects PHP and a number of Linux distributions that [...]

April 6, 2009

In this multi-part series I will be discussing the adoption and integration of Linux in the Microsoft enterprise. Each article in the series will cover a different aspect of Linux and how each can be successfully deployed and supported in the enterprise to augment and compliment Microsoft technologies. Linux adoption in the enterprise data center [...]

March 29, 2009

Over the past week I’ve been blogging about the Linux vs Windows debate, or–more accurately–setting off a firestorm with an article I posted concerning the migration of Microsoft to Linux. In my article I challenged the views of j00p34 a fellow blogger and Linux advocate. My article was then responded to by another blogger, Hans [...]

March 29, 2009

In a very recent article entitled Think Before You Speak: Migrating the Enterprise to Linux I offered a set of opinions that differed from that of a blogger from the Linux community, who felt that Linux can be justified to IT management as a full replacement for Microsoft Windows. Needless to say the article has [...]