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Business Insider: If Windows Is Dying, This Guy (Not Google) Killed It

Microsoft is the biggest enterprise software company in the world and one of the most profitable.

TechWeek Europe: Linux Foundation To Support The Development Of KVM Hypervisor

The Linux Foundation has adopted Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) as one of its ‘Collaborative Projects’, to promote the development of  the open source hypervisor KVM (kernel-based virtual machine).

ZDNet: Linux Foundation adopts Open Virtualization Alliance and KVM

In Edinburgh, Scotland at the European LinuxCon the Linux Foundation announced that the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

PCWorld: Open source needs more tech-savvy lawyers, Linux Foundation says

To avoid legal difficulties when managing intellectual property for open-source projects, more tech savvy lawyers are needed, according to the Linux Foundation.

Educating lawyers, however, is not the only solution, argued other open-source insiders at the LinuxCon Europe conference in Edinburgh this week.

Read more at PCWorld

Network World: Open Virtualization Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

The Open Virtualization Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.

The organizations announced their collaboration during the LinuxCon Europe conference in Edinburgh on Monday.

InfoWorld: Linux Rules: Open Virtualization Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

"The Open Virtualization Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.... The Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) has more than 250 member companies, including IBM, Red Hat, Intel and NetApp. It aims to raise awareness and drive adoption of the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor, a full open source virtualization platform for Linux on x86 hardware that allows users to run multiple virtual machines unmodified on Linux or Windows images.

VMBlog.com: Open Virtualization Alliance Joins The Linux Foundation

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.

More than 250 companies are members of OVA and will contribute to and guide the Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation. Governing board members include HP, IBM, Intel Corporation, NetApp and Red Hat, who will be joining other community members this week at KVM Forum in Edinburgh.

ComputerWorld: Linux Foundation Celebrates with a Quadruple Scotch

My last two posts about the Linux Foundation have been about how it is broadening its scope to embrace open projects well beyond the Linux kernel. For example, there was the OpenDaylight Project, and then the OpenBEL.

Tech World: Open Virtualisation Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

The Open Virtualisation Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.

The organisations announced their collaboration during the LinuxCon Europe conference in Edinburgh on Monday.

Read more at Tech World

LWN.net: The Open Virtualization Alliance moves to the Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation has announced that it will be hosting the Open Virtualization Alliance, the home of the KVM project. "As many folks already know, The Xen Project is also a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. We love that a number of open source projects can emerge to address similar questions to complex technology problems.

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