IBM to sell some of its software products to HCL for $1.8bn
The technology giant will sell seven of its products to Indian software services exporter HCL Technologies.
Open source: a slow rise to the top
There was a time open source technology was ignored, if not distrusted, in the enterprise. Not anymore. Now it's the technology the C-suite turns to first. Not only is it more cost-effective, it's also where the cutting-edge breakthroughs are happening.
Magento e-commerce sites fraught with vulnerabilities
The majority of African sites that rely on the most popular e-commerce platform are at high or critical risk from cyber criminals.
WhiteSource: New approach needed to deal with open source vulnerabilities
The development of standard practices and centralised location of 'fixes' will go a long way towards resolving open source security issues, says WhiteSource.
Further transformation ahead for open source industry
Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, weighs in on the four major deals in the open source software arena in the past year and predicts more ahead.