Red Hat Session at Cloud Expo
Red Hat came out with financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended
February 28, 2010 and reported a net income of $23.39 million, or $0.12 per
diluted share, compared to $16 million or $0.08 per diluted share for the
same quarter of fiscal 2009. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, total
revenue was $196 million, compared to $166.22 million for the corresponding
quarter of fiscal 2009.For the full year, total revenue was $748.2 million,
an increase of 15% over the prior year, and subscription revenue was $638.7
million, up 18% year-over-year.
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"With double digit revenue growth and record billings, our fourth quarter
capped off a year of solid performance, moving us closer to our milestone
revenue goal of a billion dollars," said Jim Whitehurst, President and Ch... (more)
Infrastructure 2.0 Journal on Ulitzer
It seems like the most simple logical solution to energy
conservation-powering down servers not in use. After all not all servers are
used all the time. For example servers that perform only a single predictable
function such as for calculating the employee pay are used only on certain
days in a month. Or those used for special testing or running backups and so
on. It makes sense that they power themselves down when not in use just like
in commonplace electronic gadgets.
Alliance to Save Energy, Kelton Research and 1E, a software IT company, ... (more)
Open-Xchange, which provides business-class open source collaboration
software, has introduced a free connector for Mozilla Thunderbird, the
cross-platform e-mail and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.
The "Community OXtender for Thunderbird" software connector gives users full
access to appointments and contacts stored in the Open-Xchange Server and
enables them to use Thunderbird as a rich PIM (Personal Information
Management) client to access data online and offline. The software packages
and documentation are available at
Mergers & Acquisitions on Ulitzer
After Google ‘s $10 million Friday acquisition of Applejet, Aaron Iba,
AppJet’s CEO has announced that their service would reopen to the public as
opensource. Applejet is the developer of EtherPad , a document collaboration
service like Google Docs with some enhanced features notably one that
displays document updates to all users in real time. With the MIT-led
EtherPad team working side by side with the Google Wave development group,
Wave is better poised to become a much improved office suite version of
Etherpad’s users who were n... (more)
Mobile advertising network, AdMob has always been quick to seize happening
platforms like iPhone and Android to serve up their ads.
Now that Palm has announced that their smartphone sales rose 134% to 823,000
units during the latest quarter, AdMob was quick to catch on and has
announced support for Palm ‘s webOS as well.
It has launched a new open source SDK to integrate its CPC text ads and CPM
banner ads on Palm Pre and Pixi. It is already working with several
developers – including Delicious Morsel and Byte Sequencing – to
incorporate AdMob’s new Palm ad unit into their applic... (more)