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DEFINITION: Also see Open Source. Open source software (OSS) refers to software that is developed, tested, or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that the must be shared with others, ensuring an open future collaboration. The collaborative experience of many developers, especially those in the academic environment, in developing various versions of the UNIX operating system,  … 
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Streamlining Sales Processes to Boost Performance: Five best practices for optimizing the sales pipeline
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When chosen wisely and used appropriately, technology can have a positive impact on both the sales process management and the results of managing the sales effort more efficiently. SugarCRM can remedy the gap in four crucial areas. And it does so very economically, avoiding a fifth mistake, spending more money than you have to in order to improve.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

Hitting Your Numbers: Creating Sales Excellence with Commercial Open Source CRM
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A CRM system can help drive sales performance, so the decision of which CRM provider is right for your sales organization is very important. This paper discusses the benefits of having SugarCRM® as your CRM provider and how it is based on commercial open source software, which gives the product a variety of benefits over other CRM providers.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

Deploying IBM® Lotus® Domino® on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This Red Hat reference guide will show step by step how to properly deploy IBM® Lotus® Domino® on an Enterprise Linux server.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Collaboration Without Boundaries: IBM Lotus Domino 8 and Open Collaboration Client Solution Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The cost of downtime can be enormous, even catastrophic. IBM and Red Hat have a single, security-rich collaboration and messaging platform that makes it simple, easy, and affordable to improve organizational productivity and effectiveness.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews support programs that address common problems on three Linux architectures: x86, x86-64, and Linux Itanium. Learn how to execute bug fixes and lower the risk of applying patches.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: True Enterprise-Quality Linux Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on selecting the best support approach for your IT shop's Linux platform. You'll learn about various options and the essential components of a successful support system.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Collaborative Reporting Architecture
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: The Collaborative Reporting Architecture represents a breakthrough in BI by bringing not only technology, but also the principals of open source development, into reporting applications of any size and complexity.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 05 Oct 2007

Actuate

The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As new technologies become more widely adopted, your role as a database administrator (DBA) will change. This paper outlines the common challenges you face, the critical tasks you perform, and examines the trends will impact your role as a DBA.
Posted: 23 Jun 2008 | Published: 23 Jun 2008

Dell Software

6 Myths about Open Source
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: There has long been concern that open source is a niche IT option, unable to support mission-critical applications, and that any update to the code is unregulated. This white paper challenges these concerns.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

From PoC to Production: Why Ingres® Should Power Your Next Application
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses open source solutions that power either a fully open source solution stack, a turnkey ISV solution or a custom application throughout the product lifecycle, from proof-of-concept to a robust, scalable production deployment.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

Delivering Business Intelligence with Open Source Software
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: The high cost and complexity of the business intelligence technical infrastructure has inhibited adoption for many companies. This paper considers how fully functional, usable and industrial strength Open Source solutions have made BI more accessible.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop: Decreasing Your Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and find out how it stacks up against Windows Vista.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Novell, Inc.

Open Source and Virtualization: Twin Trends to Drive Customer Value
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT. This white paper provides an introduction to virtualization and explores the relationship between virtualization and open source and its effect on user control and efficiency.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 General Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released in early 2007. Learn about its enhanced level of capabilities and new levels of performance, scalability and security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Dynamic IT: Expand Your Capabilities with Open Source
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Open source software has developed dramatically over the past few years. View this white paper to learn how open source is essential for a successful IT department.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Extending Xen with IntelĀ® Virtualization Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For Linux servers, Xen acts as the virtual machine monitor which can offer support to unmodified and paravirtualized guest operating systems. Read this white paper to get a better understanding of Xen and recent changes that enhance virtual perform...
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Published: 10 Aug 2006

Intel Corporation

GroundWork: Bringing IT Operations Management to Open Source and Beyond
sponsored by GroundWork, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and see why IT professionals are adding open source IT management solutions to their short list for network and systems monitoring tools. See how these tools can complement existing solutions within a heterogeneous infrastructure.
Posted: 30 May 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

GroundWork, Inc.

JEMS: The Open Source Platform for SOA
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: To fully maximize a SOA, enterprises need to draw on resources beyond any single IT vendor. Download this paper today to discover how to make a practical and easy to launch SOA with an open source model.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Red Hat and JBoss

Top 5 Strategies for Managing Linux
sponsored by Levanta
WHITE PAPER: Linux manageability concerns are among the top reasons organizations hesitate to adopt the platform. But Linux is easily manageable by following a few key strategies. This paper provides strategies for scalable and productive Linux management practices
Posted: 15 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Levanta

The Components of the Red Hat Application Stack
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Learn how open source software standardizes Web application platforms and dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of an SOA deployment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Red Hat and JBoss
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OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … Also see Open Source. Open source software (OSS) refers to software that is developed, tested, or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that the must be shared with others, ensuring an open future collaboration. The collaborative experience of many developers, especially those in the academic environment, in developing various versions of the UNIX operating system, Richard Stallman's idea of Free Software Foundation, and the desire of users to freely choose among a number of products - all of these led to the Open Source movement and the approach to developing and distributing programs as open source software.
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