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2009-04-14 07:00:00

Consortium of companies will meet increasing demand for open source software in the mid-market SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced it is one of the founding members of the Open Source Channel Alliance. The alliance, a consortium of open source Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) led by Red Hat and SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), will offer resellers a single source for delivering a...

2009-03-04 07:05:00

Virtualized Open Source Software Lowers Per-Employee Maintenance Costs HOUSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- click2try(TM) (http://www.click2try.com), a catalog of virtualized Open Source software, offers an extended evaluation subscription that lets IT administrators review hosted applications for up to 30 days. The click2try(TM) site leverages leading-edge Open Source technologies to help IT and business users evaluate and use Open Source software in a secure, on-demand environment. With...

2009-02-11 07:25:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- To open new markets for developers and offer business and IT professionals real value, click2try has launched an Open Source software Community Web site that makes it easy to find, try, evaluate and use Open Source software -- for free. Unique in its delivery, click2try bypasses the typical Open Source software download. Free access to Open Source software applications on click2try occurs in a private, virtual environment instead. Pre-configured, fully...

2008-12-31 07:15:00

PlanSwift launches a Universal Integration Plugin that allows PlanSwift to integrate with virtually any software on the market EVERGREEN, Colo., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Unlimited, Inc., the company that developed PlanSwift, the easy-to-use construction takeoff and estimating software program, announced their newest software capability today: a plugin which allows PlanSwift to integrate with virtually any other software on the market at no additional cost to the customer. With more...

2008-12-23 07:15:00

Software Allows Direct Exportation of Construction Takeoff Material Lists EVERGREEN, Colo., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Unlimited, Inc., the company that developed PlanSwift, the easy-to-use construction takeoff and estimating software program, announced their newest software capability today which allows integration into point-of-sales (POS) systems. For building material suppliers throughout the nation, the ability for PlanSwift software to communicate with POS systems provides an array...

2008-12-17 11:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the software integrity company, today announced the launch of a 2009 web seminar series that will connect software developers with industry thought leaders in the fields of software security and quality. This ongoing series is designed to help software development organizations understand how they can control development costs and accelerate time to market for new products. By presenting industry best practices and emerging...

2008-12-01 03:02:00

PARIS, December 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Open Source Becomes the Hidden Backbone of The Software Industry - Beyond Cost Reduction, the Open Source Paradigm Embraces an Even More Important lonL-Term Benefit: a More Innovative and Flexible IT Shop That can Rapidly Seize new Opportunities - The Spirit Of Open Source Emerges Inside Large Corporations At the opening of the Open World Forum, a major event on Open Source worldwide, Bull announces today the...

2008-10-29 12:00:14

WHAT: Nearly thirty years after the original Ingres database code (today it is open source code) was developed at UC Berkeley, representatives of the company and other open source leaders return to host a one-day student boot camp organized especially for UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate computer science and engineering students. Students and the media are invited to meet and greet leading industry business leaders and engineers and learn about open source, a skill that is in...

2008-10-02 12:03:51

SEATTLE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceLabs, the company innovating support and search technology for open source software, today announced the top ten most prevalent support issues and search data for supporting Linux and Open Source Java for the month of September 2008. The report is compiled from monthly searches performed by users of SourceLabs' Self-Support Suite (http://webui.sourcelabs.com/). With an over 400% growth in data month over month, SourceLabs' repository search returns...

2008-09-19 12:00:17

By SUE SCOTT OPEN SOURCE, downloadable software has historically been treated with suspicion by business whose loyalty was bought - at huge price - by corporate producers of neatly shrink-wrapped, slickly marketed products with their comforting promises of on-call advice whenever you hit a glitch. The idea that any serious business could run on the back of a free package developed by two geeks in a garage was unthinkable. Until now. Because the reality for many firms is that systems...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
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