KPIT Cummins is a leading global IT Consulting organisation that caters to implementation of enterprise-wide solutions in the automotive, industrial and other segments. A few years back they shook hands with open source technology. Shirish Patwardhan, CTO and chief architect, KPIT Cummins, throws light on the growing market for FOSS solutions and the opportunity it brings along for the Indian FOSS community and industry players like KPIT during his discussion with Vanisha Joseph.
By targeting students from distant shores, a training and certification institution
has created a lucrative offshore travel-cum-training certification business that
could be the forerunner of a BPO-scale industry!
Shrinking budgets and performance-hungry business applications are making organisations sway the open source way when choosing database management systems. EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, is scoring consecutive goals on reliability, performance, scalability and cost comparisons against both its open source and proprietary opponents.
This Oracle-Sun deal is like a galactic collision that promises to shake up the global tech industry.
In this article, we look at what role the various ‘open movements’ can play in academia, and how academia should nurture them for a win-win relationship.
A sneak-peak into the Fedora Project and the India-based community around it!