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Cybersecurity
CISOs believe open source offers faster path to security
“Perceptions of open source software are evolving. What was once seen as potential risk is now seen as an enabler for both security and business."
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Open source
Red Hat report: Enterprise open source new pandemic response
Open source giant Red Hat's latest report, 'The State of Enterprise Open Source 2022,' reveals why the community is a catalyst for changing the working world as we know it.
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Open source
Red Hat Summit to address the open hybrid cloud ecosystem
With almost 30 years of experience in open source software, Red Hat knows a thing or two about how to successfully run a business, and the company has just released its latest information on the open hybrid ecosystem.
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Open source
DiUS announces sale of global contract testing platform
DiUS has announced it has entered a definitive agreement to sell its global contract-testing collaboration platform, Pactflow, to SmartBear.
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Free security training from the Open Source Security Foundation
A free training course on developing secure software from the Open Source Security Foundation is now available.
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Open source
GitHub releases updates to Actions for better workflows
GitHub has released three new features for GitHub Actions to assist teams of all sizes to work faster at scale and enable increased productivity.
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Open source
Majority of organisations rely on open source to drive innovation
"In the post-pandemic world, enterprises continue to keep up with the digitalisation of their infrastructure, processes, people, and customer experiences."
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IT leaders more likely to select vendor who contributes to open source community - Red Hat
Enterprise open source is increasingly seen as having many of the same positive attributes as proprietary software.
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Open source
Snowflake to acquire data application framework Streamlit
Snowflake has announced its intent to acquire Streamlit, enabling global developers and data scientists to mobilise data. 
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Dell announces new solutions for the open telecom ecosystem
Dell Technologies has introduced new telecommunications solutions and services to help CSPs affordably ramp their transformation to open, cloud-native networks.
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Open source
The latest Kong Enterprise release is now 25% faster
Kong has announced Kong Enterprise 2.7, a service connectivity platform that enables companies to manage APIs and microservices at scale.
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2021 Open Source Awards celebrate best NZ has to offer
"The joy of open source is the joy of sharing, learning from others and building capability that can be used anywhere by anyone."
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Open source
The Linux Foundation makes record progress in addressing talent shortages
The Linux Foundation summarises the progress made in 2021 towards its goal of ensuring anyone can start an open-source technology career.
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The aftermath of Log4j - What can be done to protect businesses?
Last year's Apache Log4j vulnerability created a lot of chaos, so what can be done to protect companies from the security implications?
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Confluent launches new technology initiatives for data silos
Open-source data streaming company Confluent has launched its expansion of new connectors and on-demand scaling to break down data silos.
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Why your business should adopt open source
Enterprises face an overwhelming degree of technological complexity due to code, application and cloud and network sprawl, making it more difficult to know what’s happening in the tech stack and how to fix problems as they arise.
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Vocus, SoftIron to create cloud storage solution Datahub
Vocus has announced the launch of Datahub, a new cloud storage solution in partnership with open-source data storage vendor SoftIron.
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Claroty and JFrog discover 14 vulnerabilities in Busybox
Team82 and JFrog have announced the discovery of 14 vulnerabilities affecting the latest version of BusyBox.
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Alibaba unveils new in-house server chips and releases source for IoT processors
Alibaba Cloud has unveiled a new in-house processor designed for use in its data centres. 
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Rafay Systems makes Zero-Trust Access and GitOps services open source
"By open sourcing Zero-Trust Access and GitOps services, we are doing our part in furthering the community's goals of making cloud-native computing ubiquitous."
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Open source
Styra and Kong partner to secure modern cloud-native applications
Styra, founders of the Open Policy Agent (OPA), have announced a new partnership with Kong. 
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Employment
There's an increased demand for open-source talent, but 92% of employers struggle to find enough
The ninth annual Open Source Jobs Report examines trends in open-source hiring, retention, and training.
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Hybrid Cloud
Cloudera appoints SaaS industry veteran as VP and managing director for ANZ
Cloudera has announced the appointment of Robert Yue as the new vice president and managing director for Australia and New Zealand.