Announcements

Linux Foundation Announces Holiday Individual Membership Drive

This holiday season The Linux Foundation will donate $25 for every new individual member who joins during the drive to the World Wildlife Fund for emperor penguins

The Linux Foundation’s SPDX Workgroup Releases New Version of Software Package Data Exchange Standard

 Version 1.2 improves interoperability and is being adopted by U-Boot project

EDINBURGH - LinuxCon and CloudOpen - October 22, 2013 – The SPDX® workgroup, hosted by The Linux Foundation, today announced the release of version 1.2 of its Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX®) standard, which includes new features and is being adopted by U-Boot, a popular open source boot loader for embedded devices.

The Linux Foundation Releases New Open Cloud Report

“Understanding the Open Cloud: Open Cloud Projects Profiled” helps to inform users about the open cloud community and the projects that comprise it

EDINBURGH – LINUXCON & CLOUDOPEN EUROPE – October 21, 2013 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the immediate release of a new report “Understanding the Open Cloud: Open Cloud Projects Profiled.”

The Linux Foundation Announces Open Virtualization Alliance as Newest Collaborative Project

Linux Foundation to help Open Virtualization Alliance extend education and advocacy for companies, projects and developers working on Kernel-based Virtual Machine

EDINBURGH – LINUXCON & CLOUDOPEN EUROPE – October 21, 2013, The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Supporting Statements from OVA Governing Board Members

HP

“HP helped form the Open Virtualization Alliance because we believe that having an open source driven virtualization alternative is in the best interest of our customers from both a technical and business perspective,” said Doug Oathout, vice president, Global Channel, SMB, Alliances & OEM Marketing, HP. “Becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project provides the OVA with access to resources, expertise and a connection with the Linux community at a scale that will allow us to greatly amplify our work.”

IBM

Linux Foundation Announces Keynotes and Program for Automotive Linux Summit Europe

Technology Leaders From Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, PSA Peugeot Citroen  and more discuss Linux and open source development in the car industry

Linux Foundation Welcomes New Members from Enterprise Software, Hardware and Services

brightOne, CA Technologies, HGST Storage, Mellanox Technologies and Produbaninvest in Linux, collaborative development

NEW ORLEANS (LinuxCon and CloudOpen), September 18, 2013 -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that brightONE, CA Technologies, HGST Storage, Mellanox Technologies and Produban are joining the organization.

Linux Foundation Announces Linux Training Scholarship Winners

Nearly 700 submissions received in five categories; winners represent the future of Linux

NEW ORLEANS – LINUXCON & CLOUDOPEN – September 17, 2013 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the winners of its annual Linux training scholarship program.

The Linux Foundation Releases Annual Linux Development Report

“Who Writes Linux” report surfaces new data on how fast the OS is being built, who is writing the code, and what companies are sponsoring the work 

NEW ORLEANS – LINUXCON & CLOUDOPEN – September 16, 2013 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the immediate release of its 2013 report “Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It.”

Life Sciences Information Framework OpenBEL to Become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

New project will accelerate collaboration on OpenBEL, the open platform for capturing, integrating, storing and sharing biological knowledge in and across organizations

SAN FRANCISCO, August 26, 2013 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to open source development and technologies, today announced OpenBEL is now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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