Corporate markets are eating up open source software. Specifically, infrastructure software looks to make major gains. It is no wonder that OW2 has a new member. The article "Mandriva Joins OW2 to Spur Enterprise Innovation in the Open Source Community" informs us about this addition.
OW2 is the international open source community for infrastructure software operating in effort to further development in this sector. Mandriva is a vendor of a popular Linux distribution refined their business strategy and made the decision to become a member to utilize OW2's global reach.
The article referenced above states the following:
While the well-known Mandriva Linux operating system is being returned to the open source community via a non-profit foundation called the Mandriva Linux Foundation, the company is repositioning its commercial operations on the corporate market including enterprises, government organizations and educational institutions. It provides tools that are simple to use and install while offering an advanced open source solution to manage heterogeneous IT infrastructure.
Next-generation infrastructure solutions will continue to make a mark on business with such a powerful community lighting the way for further efforts. For those looking to employ an infrastructure solution, OW2 serves as a resource listing many solid choices for the enterprise.
Megan Feil, July 12, 2012