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Open Source Goes Enterprise

Jun 25, 1999, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jasmine Lee)

Thanks to Jasmine Lee for this report.

More software publishers and enterprises adopt the open source model for critical enterprise applications. During the Europe Japan Conference on Linux and Free Software, leading enterprises and software publishers announced their plans to go Open Source.

A Chinese Bank is expected to install 15.000 Linux machines. Bull, the French computer vendor, announced the released of its open source Enterprise Java Beans Framework. intraDAT plans to release the source code of VShop, its leading eCommerce solution for Linux. ExOffice is offering a wide range of Java/XML open source solutions for the corporate world. Also, Software AG, one of the large European software vendors, announced the certification of SuSE Linux for its Tamino XML Information Server, Bolero Application Factory and the complete EntireX middleware suite by late 1999.