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Is Open Source Being Hijacked by Proprietary Organisations?

One more successful edition of Open Source India was held at Bengaluru in November 2015. And it marked a major shift in the open source vs proprietary software narrative, with the Big Boys…

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Business mobility is changing the core Business processes

According to the IDC Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) Enterprise Mobility 2013 Market Sizing Forecast, the total addressable enterprise mobility solutions industry, which includes applications, devices, security, middleware and professional services, is expected to grow…


“From a personal preference perspective, I would choose an open source solution, any day

What matters most to a CTO, you may wonder. Well, the answer is obvious—a good solution. Even better would be a good ‘cost-friendly’ solution. This is why open source technologies have been widely…


Microsoft’s relationship with red hat will not affect SUSE

Microsoft’s latest relationship status with Red Hat is the talk of the tech town. While some people are wondering why Red Hat went ahead to join hands with its long-term rival Microsoft, others…

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Using Open Source Software on Windows

Sometimes, for compelling reasons, one is forced to work on proprietary software like Microsoft Windows. Even then, one can take advantage of open source software designed for Windows. In this article, the author…

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An Introduction to Open Source Programming Languages

Programming is a matter of instructing a computer to perform certain tasks. Code, which is a language that the computer understands, comes in many flavours. The wide choice of coding languages can be…

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Are Business Intelligence Tools Really Intelligent?

Users of Business Intelligence (BI) tools have several issues to contend with. The primary concern relates to whether these tools are really intelligent and future ready. This article highlights some issues and presents…


Open Source Technology: First Love of the Leaders at!

For some, open source technology is a passion; for some, it is a mission and for start-ups, it is a necessity. Ekta Mittal, head, product and technology,, vouches for the fact that…

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WEB Usability and Accessibility– It’s Time to Act Fast

In an imperfect world that includes a significant number of variously challenged people, standards of usability and accessibility are required so that those with different abilities have full access to the World Wide…

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Ten Must-Have Open Source Tools for Backup and Recovery

This is a list of 10 open source backup and recovery tools that the author believes are the most useful. We suggest that the reader tries out a few of them. Backup and…

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