The VAR Guy: Linux Foundation Highlights Open Source Virtualization, Cloud, Appliances

The Internet of Everything, container virtualization and KVM virtualization for theOpenStack cloud are all on the list of open source initiatives the Linux Foundation will be highlighting at its Collaboration Summit next month, which provides some useful clues as to where the open source ecosystem is headed next.

The Summit, scheduled for March 26-28 in Napa Valley, Calif., will begin with a keynotefrom Liat Ben-Sur of Qualcomm and the AllSeen Alliance (a nonprofit consortium that promotes the Internet of Everything) on how the open source community can advance the development and adoption of the Internet of Everything—a vision of the future wherein all types of devices and consumer appliances, from wireless printers to toasters, are connected and interact through the Internet.

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