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My Views on OSS ESM (Part 3)

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Coincidentally, I had a conversation yesterday with two of the ten largest banks in the world. Both told me that 2008 looks to be a possible greenfield for some of their ESM initiatives, or, in other words, a do-over. Before I could even ask, they started talking about open source. One of the executives told [...]

Talking back to Matt

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

My favorite blogger says … Open-source companies to be acquired by proprietary vendors? and I say … Better Said… New! Virtually every open-source company (that has VC) will eventually be acquired by a big proprietary software company. Why else would the VC’s invest? World peace, world hunger? They have an exit strategy, IMHO, that can’t wait [...]

Calling All Tivoli’rs

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

  We need Tivoli customer ESM experts at the upcoming BarCampESM in Austin. We are trying to organize an un-conference where there is a great mix of open source and proprietary vendors, integrators, architects, and customers.  In the end our hope is that all of the presentations be given by customers from all of the [...]

iloviT #1

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

Here is a very funny blog post of an ex-Gartner getting into an argument with a current Gartner analyst (you have to read all of the comments to fully enjoy). http://techbuddha.wordpress.com/2007/08/14/super-secure-gartner-security-blog-open-to-all/  

Zabbix, it’s not just for Developers!

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Patrickz::just a Developer: Zabbix – Opensource Network Monitor This is an OSS sleeper my friends…

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