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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).

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

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.

Business Cloud News: Open Virtualisation Alliance transforms into Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

In a bid to extend its relationship with the global Linux development community the Open Virtualization Alliance announced today that it is joining the Linux Foundation to become a collaborative project.

The organisation announced the news during the LinuxCon Europe conference in Edinburgh today.

Read more at Business Cloud News.

PC World: Twitter turns to open source to prevent service disruptions

To prevent disruptions and scale up its service while keeping costs down, Twitter has had to drastically change its core infrastructure, taking up open source tools while doing so.

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.

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