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"We continue to struggle a bit with what developers think “Eclipse” means. They have heard of it, but they believe that we are entirely focused on Java tools when in fact we are doing so much more," says Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation, in this exclusive Q&A with Jeremy Geelan. "Our goals at Eclipse are to create an industrial-strength open source development platform that spans extensible tools, frameworks and runtimes," adds Milinkovich - pictured here during a previous Webcast on SYS-CON.TV from our Times Square studio. Eclipse Developer's Journal: May 20th marked your 4th anniversary as the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation. What have been the biggest changes in the Eclipse ecosystem in that time? Mike Milinkovich: I believe the biggest change is the breadth of the projects that are happening at Eclipse today, and the eco... (more)

Infobright Announces Technology Alliance and Joins Actuate BIRT Global Partner Connection

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/23/09 -- Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, today announced the company has joined the Actuate BIRT Global Partner Connection as a BIRT Business Partner. The collaboration will provide integrated bundles of the companies' products, which include Infobright's self-managing analytic database software and Actuate's value-added offerings for Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT), the leading open source information application development environment and a top-level Eclipse project co-founded and led by Actuate. "Many BIRT developers need to be able to quickly deploy a data warehouse solution that offers the features and scalability they require without abusing their already tight budgets," said Rich Guth, vice president and general manager, Open Source Strategy Group at Actuate Corporation. "Infobright is a p... (more)

Brightcove Accelerates Expansion of Global Partner Ecosystem

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that the company's global partner ecosystem, the Brightcove Alliance, has doubled in size in the past seven months to include more than 200 technology, distribution and solution providers. Brightcove today also unveiled several new Brightcove Alliance partner categories, including content management, transcoding, e-mail, content, and live, as well as a new training and certification program for solution providers. "The rapid growth of the Brightcove Alliance represents an enormous groundswell of innovation and value that third-party providers are building on top of the Brightcove platform," said Jeremy Allaire, Brightcove chairman and chief executive officer. "The new additions to the Brightcove Alliance and our training and certification progr... (more)

XMOS Extends AVB Support To Gigabit Ethernet

XMOS, the leader in event-driven processors™, announced today that it will provide support for Gigabit Ethernet AVB networking. The XMOS Gigabit endpoint implementation supports AVB applications including high speed streaming of up to 72 channels of audio traffic over Ethernet to networked electronic devices. As demonstrated at PLASA09 today, the XMOS Ethernet AVB solution consists of XCore event-driven processors, open source AVB software, application notes, prototyping board schematics, gerber files and documentation with general availability planned for Q4 2009. XMOS AVB systems are programmed in C using freely available development tools, providing unmatched design flexibility. XMOS provides a cost-effective way for designers to implement Ethernet AVB with professional levels of Quality of Service. Applications that are enabled with XMOS AVB products range from ... (more)

Ingres CEO Examines Open Source and the State of the Software Industry

Ingres Corporation, the leading open source database management company and pioneer of the New Economics of IT, announced today that Roger Burkhardt, president and CEO of Ingres, will speak at the Jefferies 3rd Annual Technology Conference this week in New York City. Burkhardt will participate in a panel on Wednesday, September 16, from 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. (ET) entitled “Software Industry and Market Update” where he will discuss strategies for implementing more innovative, alternative technologies, which can help companies cut costs, while maintaining security and commercial viability. Burkhardt will be joined by Robert Farrell, CEO of Metastorm, and Chris Fedde, president and COO of SafeNet, for a discussion on where the software industry is now, and where it is headed tomorrow. As the CEO of Ingres, the world’s second largest open source company, and the former CTO o... (more)

Actuate’s BIRT Offerings Recognized as a Top Performing BI and Analytics Software Solution by Aberdeen

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTU), the people behind BIRT, today announced that the company and its value added offerings for BIRT has been recognized as a top performer by the Aberdeen Group 2009 AXIS Report – Business Intelligence: Reporting and Analytics. The Aberdeen Axis report, created as a global vendor assessment tool, rated Actuate as a leading ‘Contender’ based on the company’s ability to consistently ensure users achieve a measurable value for their investment as well as the ability to continue to support and service its customers. “We are pleased that Aberdeen’s survey results for the Axis report affirm the quality not only of Actuate’s value added offerings for BIRT, but also the fact that our customers achieve significant benefits from Actuate and BIRT based Rich Information Applications,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of marketing at Actuat... (more)

Palo Open 2009 - Conference on Commercial Open Source Business Intelligence

FREIBURG, Germany, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Open takes place on October 6th 2009 in Frankfurt. The one-day meeting for users and prospective clients of the Open Source Business Intelligence Software Palo offers lectures and information on Palo and shows solutions based on Palo. Target group of the meeting are executives and decision makers in controlling, sales and IT. The conference program and inscription details are available under http://www.jedox.com/en/community/events/palo-open/palo-open-overview.html . Nigel Pendse, software analyst and editor of the BI Survey, is the keynote speaker of this year's conference. His topics are Open Source and other developments in the BI market, the strategies of large and small vendors as well as references for BI projects. Financial topics are one of the focuses of the solutions presented. PricewaterhouseCoopers AG,... (more)

ETI Group Selects Electric Cloud Software for Infrastructure of Next-Generation Processes

PARIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuous Integration and Testing Conference -- Electric Cloud(R), the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions announced today at CITCON Europe 2009 that ETI Group, a leading provider of advanced diagnostic and data analysis products to law enforcement agencies and telecommunication providers, has deployed ElectricCommander(R) and ElectricAccelerator(R) as its new standard infrastructure to create faster, higher-quality software builds. A worldwide conglomerate of companies, ETI Group has won international acclaim through its ability to deliver software-based products for data-crime investigations and for data-communication systems troubleshooting. Recently, IT professionals at ETI Group saw an opportunity to improve company software production processes for its team of 100 European developers by replaci... (more)

ETI Group a sélectionné Electric Cloud pour l'infrastructure de ses Processus Nouvelle Génération

PARIS, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuous Integration and Testing Conference CITCON --Electric Cloud(R), leaders dans les solutions de gestion de production logiciels annonce aujourd'hui que le groupe ETI , fournisseur majeur de solutions d'analyse de données pour équipementiers télécom et services gouvernementaux juridiques, a déployé ElectricCommander(R) et ElectricAccelerator(R) dans sa nouvelle plateforme logicielle afin d'accélérer la production et d'en améliorer la qualité. ETI Group, conglomérat mondial de sociétés, a suscité l'acclamation de ses pairs par sa capacité à livrer des produits autour d'un logiciel dédié aux investigations de donnée-crime et sur le dépannage de transmission de données systèmes. Récemment, le groupe ETI a décidé d'améliorer son processus de fabrication logiciel pour son équipe de 100 développeurs basée en Europe en remplaçant... (more)

Palo Open 2009 - Conférence sur la Business Intelligence Open SourceCommercial

FRIBOURG, Allemagne, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Le 6 Octobre 2009 se déroulera à Francfort la conférence Palo Open. La manifestation d'une journée, dédiée aux utilisateurs et personnes intéressées par le logiciel Palo de Business Intelligence Open Source, offrira des présentations et des informations sur Palo ainsi que sur des solutions complètes réalisées avec Palo. Les personnes ciblées par cette manifestation sont les responsables en contrôle de gestion, management, ventes et technologie d'information. Le programme de la manifestation et les informations pour l'inscription sont accessibles sur : http://www.jedox.com/en/community/events/palo-open/palo-open-overview.html L'intervenant principale de la manifestation est le spécialiste des logiciels OLAP Nigel Pendse, éditeur de la BI Survey. Ses thèmes seront l'Open Source et les autres développements dans le mar... (more)

BreakingPoint Is First to Simulate Major Database Protocols for Testing the Resiliency of Enterprise, e-Commerce and Social Networks

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 09/17/09 -- The performance and security of the devices driving database applications has become central for business communications, fueling the world's largest enterprises, e-commerce sites, search portals and social networks. BreakingPoint today became the only testing tool to simulate all three major database protocols, Microsoft SQL, MySQL and Oracle, for realistic network resiliency testing. BreakingPoint Elite is the only testing tool that can simulate a true global network, including database protocols, to help eliminate performance and security problems, ensure data loss prevention (DLP) and help validate information assurance. News Overview -- BreakingPoint announced today simulation of the MySQL application protocol, a popular open-source database application. -- BreakingPoint Elite now generates network traffic that replica... (more)

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Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
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