Steve Shine, EVP, worldwide operations, Ingres Corporation

Ingres’ Steve Shine on the Database Company’s Business Model and Plans

Steve Shine, EVP, worldwide operations, Ingres Corporation, was in Delhi as part of his three-city tour of India. When we met with him, he was not only gung-ho about the prospects of open…

AMI bets on open source for the embedded space

Sridharan Mani, director and CEO, American Megatrends India, speaks about the intense relationship developing between open source and embedded systems, and the vast opportunities it holds for the developer community.

We plan to double the number of FOSS experts by next year: TechGaruda

Chennai-based TechGaruda Systems is a software solutions provider that aims to dispel the presumption of open source being low-quality and sub-par to proprietary software. An open source professional himself, Vikram Vijayaraghavan, director, TechGaruda Systems talks to Pallavi Arun Verma of LFY about the business and technology myths and opportunities around FOSS.

“We have close to 200 openings for FOSS/Linux professionals in India alone”

Deepak Gupta, associate vice president, technology, GlobalLogic, talks about the opportunities for FOSS and Linux experts in R&D services hubs like theirs.

“We wish to hire 75 FOSS/Linux professionals this year”

Aravind Kumar, chief technology officer, Agriya Infoway, talks about the opportunities FOSS holds for IT companies and professionals.

“We plan to expand open source team by more than 50%; also open to freshers”

Gokul Muralidharan, open source specialist, Aspire Systems talks about the company’s journey on the open source road and the promise this speed lane holds for FOSS/Linux experts

Now, A Netbook For Rs 7,999, With Free Mobile Internet!

Suneet S Tuli, CEO, Datawind, elaborates on his strategy to win the hearts of the Indian netbook consumers with the Linux version of UbiSurfer.

“The Future Is Bright For Open Source Enthusiasts”

IDC expects worldwide revenue for open source software to rise to $5.8 billion by 2011. Foreseeing the strong promise open source technology holds, Sonata has set up an Open Source Center of Excellence…

Zynga: About 90 Out of 100 We Plan To Hire Would Be FOSS Experts

Zynga, the US-based company creating ripples in the gaming industry with FarmVille, Mafia Wars, etc, is a game changer in the gaming world. Recently they decided to explore new soil by opening an office in India and are betting big on open source technology to meet their future aspirations. Shan Kadavil, country manager, Zynga (India), talks to Vanisha Joseph about open source technology as a tremendous opportunity for developers.

Castle Rock Research India: We Plan to Double Our Headcount by Next Year

Castle Rock Research India is a part of Castle Rock Research Corporation, a premier educational resource development company headquartered in Edmonton, Canada, offering print and digital educational resources in K-12 and higher education market. With a strength of 70+ innovators and two outstanding R&D centers in India – Bangalore and Kolkata – they are now launching a series of path breaking products mainly in open source domain. Vishwas Maudgal, CEO, Castle Rock Research India, talks to Vanisha Joseph about the pearl and thorns in open source domain for companies and developers.

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