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An SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports

With mobile on its mind, SugarCRM looks to expand

The idea is that instead of just inputting data, users like salespeople will get help as they go about their day


Networking's open at last. Now what?

Open-source hardware and software provide new options, but most enterprises won't use them for years

Facebook's Open Compute Project starts to crack networking

Efforts to open up "black box" switches have started to deliver results

VMware sued for alleged GPL license infractions

VMware says the lawsuit is without merit

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host contains only the tools needed for developing and running Docker containers

To avert another Heartbleed, group narrows list of projects in need of support

The Core Infrastructure Initiative will have a list ready within a few months

ClusterHQ: Bringing the power of containers to enterprise data

This young company just took in a fresh $12 million in new funding.

Think that software library is safe to use? Not so fast!

Flaws in third-party software libraries often find their way into products, a problem that will occupy developers and sysadmins next year

Hadoop successor sparks a data analysis evolution

2015 could be the year for Apache Spark

CoreOS's Rocket launch aimed directly at Docker

CoreOS wants to strip the container model back to the basics and let the rest of Linux do the support work

Microsoft open sources .Net server stack

The company is building a version of .Net for Linux and Mac OS X

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Which will be handy when configuration changes don't go well

Microsoft to bring Docker to Windows Server

It's another giant step for the Docker virtualization technology

Ericsson releases WebRTC browser and framework as open source

The browser has been resurrected at least in part to make up for Apple's apparent disinterest in the technology

Crowdsource mapping aids Ebola fight in West Africa

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team helps aid organizations

InfiniDB going out of business, but its database will live on as open source

InfiniDB explored "all possible investment options" before calling it a day, CEO says

OpenSSL warns vendors against using vulnerability info for marketing

Vulnerability information will be closely held until patches are ready, the OpenSSL Project said

11 Open Source Security Tools Catching Fire on GitHub

Malware analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics -- GitHub hosts a number of compelling tools for securing computing environments of all sizes

Cisco Right-Sizes UCS Servers

Company recasts line for large- and small-scale requirements

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