The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 14, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution. The Fedora Projects leads the advancement of free and open source software with a new distribution released approximately every six months. A complete list of Fedora 14 features is available on the Fedora community's release announcement. Watch the Fedora 14 release video here to learn more about new features and the Fedora community. Premiering alongside Fedora 14 is a new re-design of Fedora's community-supported website, fedoraproject.org. The new site is a culmination of work completed within multiple areas of the Fedora community including the Design, Websites, Marketing, Translation and Infrastructure teams. The new website showcases the capabilities Fedora offers for many different types of users, including developers, designers, general productivity users and more. It was designed and created entirely using free and open source software that is available in the Fedora repository, and maintained and translated by a team of contributors, collaborating from around the world.
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Monday, August 30, 2010
Wind River announced an updated version of its VxWorks MILS Platform, featuring an optional high assurance network stack and support for Wind River Linux as a guest operating system (OS). VxWorks MILS Platform 2.1 is designed for high security ensuring customers have a protected platform for developing high assurance applications. A high assurance network stack enabling MILS-based secure networking, which is a critical component for cross domain solutions (CDS) and multilevel secure (MLS) connected devices. “VxWorks MILS Platform is the foundation of information assurance (IA) systems for consolidation of applications when multiple security domains are required,” said Marc Brown, vice president of marketing and strategy for VxWorks products at Wind River. “Leveraging VxWorks MILS to combine multiple systems into one platform can lead to significant cost savings and reduction in size, weight and power (SWaP) requirements. Wind River is committed to the safety and security needs of the aerospace and defense markets by evolving our VxWorks MILS Platform 2.1 to include increased functionality and additional safety-critical components with a high assurance of protection from threats.”
“Wind River and Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing have collaborated to offer VxWorks MILS Platform 2.1 on Curtiss-Wright’s VPX6-185 and VPX3-127 boards, which will enable our VxWorks customers to create secure applications while providing the option to integrate a Linux-based operating system,” said Lynn Bamford, vice president and general manager of Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing. “We believe Wind River has a unique place in the market with this new offering, demonstrating Wind River’s continued investment in high assurance security architectures.”
Friday, August 20, 2010
Research and Markets announced the addition of the "Open Source Software in Enterprise Application Infrastructure Market" report to their offering. ScopeOpen Source Software (OSS) has been a part of the IT market for over two decades. Recently, the commoditization of IT markets, changing attitudes to the production and distribution of intellectual property, and the recession have put the OSS firmly in focus, particularly in the application infrastructure part of the stack. Report highlights include: 1) Driven by the ongoing commoditization of IT and the shifting attitudes to IP creation and distribution, OSS is certainly not a new trend. Against the backdrop of the global recession, IT vendors and enterprises alike are looking to the OSS application infrastructure technologies to solve their current challenges, 2) As a technology paradigm predicated upon a specific IP regime that ensures the freedom to obtain, inspect, modify and distribute code, OSS has evolved into a compelling production and distribution model particularly apposite for the delivery of flexible, modular and cost-effective enterprise application infrastructure, and 3) Ovum concludes that OSS is now an integral component of the enterprise application infrastructures market. While the adoption of application infrastructure OSS is set to rise, its stakeholders have to contend with specific set of challenges such as increased competition between OSS projects or deeply entrenched procurement practices.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
ChipWrights, Inc.—part of AD Group—New Linux® Application Development Kit for the CW5631 System-on-Chip provides the components to develop low-cost IPTV set-top boxes and IP cameras and significantly improve time to market. The Kit—based on the OpenEmbedded build system—leverages thousands of open source packages. “H.264 main profile provides better quality video for a given bit rate or lower bit rate for a given quality metrics. It allows service providers to achieve more efficient bandwidth usage,” says Halil Padir, Director of Software at ChipWrights. Most of the video content on the Internet is H.264 main profile these days. “By supporting this feature, our customers can develop IP camera and media player products with better performance and provide coverage for most of the video services,” he adds. Another key enhancement is ChipWrights’ image processing and encoding application, which provides full source code. “VideoKit is an ideal platform for customers who are developing advanced dewarping camera or videoconferencing applications,” says Padir. The source code provides examples for several image processing functions available on the ChipWrights DSP, plus, an example of using open-source projects FFMPEG and Live555 to stream live video from a CW5631-based device.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
BeyondTrust Software announced a formal partnership with Red Hat. BeyondTrust will join Red Hat’s ISV Partner Program and create joint solutions aimed at offering Red Hat users a tightly aligned package of the Privileged Identity Management (PIM) tools needed for mission-critical servers. The combination of BeyondTrust and Red Hat solutions is designed to enhance efficiency in managing hypervisors and guest deployments, improve compliance and reporting on industry-specific requirements, and provide greater security of mission-critical systems, data and applications. Additionally, BeyondTrust’s inclusion in the Red Hat ISV ecosystem helps remove key obstacles for Red Hat customers and channel partners looking to adopt virtual and cloud infrastructure for mission-critical data and applications. The certification of PowerBroker with Red Hat Enterprise Linux offers customers the ability to configure and enforce granular policies related to delegated systems privileges, to monitor and record privileged system activity down to the keystroke, and to report on privileged entitlements.“Through our work with Red Hat and the Red Hat Ready program, we’re offering expanded cost reduction, security and sustainability for Red Hat Enterprise Linux users in combination with our solutions,” said John Mutch, CEO of BeyondTrust. “We’re excited to support Red Hat’s upcoming Enterprise Linux 6 release, which is expected to introduce even more advanced features to bring Red Hat onto an enterprise’s most important servers in the data center that run critical applications.”
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