Cellular and VoIP Services: A Recipe For Growth

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| RT: What has been your company’s biggest achievement in 2007?
|
| SB: Proving that collaboration among competitors with open source in the
| middle rules. The Digum Innovator 2007 award for service providers went to
| DIDX. Shock! Are this many wholesale companies are really using open source?
| Yes! and there’s no stopping.
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http://opensourcepbx.tmcnet.com/topi...ipe-growth.htm
http://tinyurl.com/3742nm

MySQL's Marten Mickos ushers in the New Year by looking back on the old one

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| What did we learn in 2007?
|
| Whereas several years ago Linux marched into the enterprise as an enabler of
| the switch to commodity hardware platforms, the rest of the LAMP stack (and
| the entire open source ecosystem) is currently marching into the enterprise
| as an enabler of web-based architectures for business applications and
| services.
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http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9838418-16.html


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Next Gen, Mission-Critical Apps To Be Deployed on Linux Says Report

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| By now it should be obvious to even the most casual industry observers
| that Linux operating systems - and open source-based software in general -
| have reached critical marketplace mass. Recent Linux deals and
| announcements by Oracle and Microsoft have only reinforced the "open
| source is enterprise-grade" message that IBM, Unisys and other "Master
| Brand" hardware, software and services vendors have been preaching for
| years. In short, open source, especially Linux, is becoming "legitimized"
| by the major vendors for enterprise environments, and user executives
| are more than happy to believe them.
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http://www.linuxelectrons.com/News/R...ux_Says_Report


CIO study finds Linux ready for prime-time

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| The company predicts a steep rise: only 18 percent of businesses
| will be using Linux in business-critical roles by the end of 2007.
|
| "Linux operating systems - and open source-based software in general
| - have reached critical marketplace mass," said the study's authors,
| Bruce Guptill and Bill McNee of Saugatuck Research.
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http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/...SS&NewsID=7681