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Planning for the Bristol and Bath Linux User Group's (BBLUG) “Linux Live 2014” is underway! The “Linux Live 2014”, sponsored by LinuxIT is part of a worldwide project to turn old, beaten-up computers into efficient, well running ones. By installing Linux, an open source operating system, you will provide a whole new life for your computer. The BBLUG has decided to plan an event for people in Bristol and the surrounding area to educate them about the various uses and benefits of Linux.
LinuxIT, the UK’s Linux Systems Management and Open Source Software specialist and LINBIT, the leading Linux High Availability software firm today announced a strategic and mutually beneficial partnership.
Linux Systems Management and Open Source Software specialist LinuxIT is looking to expand its portfolio after being awarded a Framework Agreement on the G-Cloud IV framework.
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Red Hat Honours LinuxIT at EMEA Partner Awards - Pioneering Open Architecture Readiness Assessment (OARA) Helps LinuxIT Win Platform Partner of the Year
LinuxIT has been awarded the accolade of ‘Platform Partner of the Year’ by Red Hat at its EMEA Partner Conference in Madrid. The award is granted by Red Hat to the partner with the most compelling projects and business growth across their platform portfolio: LinuxIT's focus on service innovation and the ground-breaking and widely acclaimed Open Architectures Readiness Assessment (OARA) helped win them the award. OARA is an industry leading assessment service aimed at helping government agencies look at the feasibility and benefits of adopting open source technologies. This has resulted in a strengthening of its relationship with Red Hat.
LinuxIT is a finalist in the BCS and Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2013 - Infrastructure Innovation of the year category – for its ground-breaking and widely acclaimed Open Architectures Readiness Assessment (OARA) providing independent and extensive investigation into the feasibility and viability of Open Architectures, and offers public sector organisations a way to escape the old model of closed collaboration.
In March 2011 a British Computer Society event in Covent Garden caused a sea change in the way organisations look at open source software.
The Open Source industry have been waiting the best part of ten years for the UK Government to mandate a ‘preference’ for Open Source Software (OSS) over proprietary or closed-source alternatives. I personally think it’s great - one year ago I summed up my view of the government’s stance on Open Source in one word: meaningless. OSS was being ignored, and then opposed. Now it’s finally been accepted, allowing the creation of an environment where we can state the obvious.
LinuxIT announced today that its Open Architectures Readiness Assessment (OARA) has been made available on HMG’s G-Cloud III framework for use by public sector bodies.
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