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Marketcetera Targets Buy-Side with New Open Source Algo Trading Platform

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| Similar to the way the Linux operating system was developed by a community of 
| software programmers, Marketcetera is drawing upon the methods of open source 
| development to create a framework for building automated trading systems.  


The bottom level of the stack (Red Hat GNU/Linux) is already free software, but
not the rest.

Days ago:

The Big Board Goes Linux

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| The largest stock exchange on Earth is a Linux shop.


Report: Red Hat, SAS among top tech companies

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| Red Hat and SAS are two of the 30 most influential technology companies in
| the world, according to a report released Tuesday by the Aberdeen Group.



Vendor Value: CIOs Rate the Leading Tech Providers

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| This year's No. 1 vendor: open source software vendor Red Hat, which earned a
| remarkable 97 percent loyalty rating.


[Hill Air Force Base Making] Order out of chaos

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| Hill is using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 5, which has received Common
| Operating Environment certification from the Defense Information Systems
| Agency, meeting DISA requirements for interoperability, performance and
| standards. It also received certification through the Common Criteria
| Evaluation and Validation Scheme, a cooperative effort of the United States,
| Canada and Europe that’s spearheaded by the National Institute of Standards
| and Technology. CCEVS is “sort of a Good Housekeeping Seal of approval” that
| a product is secure, Smith said.      
| Microsoft Windows just doesn’t have a good reputation when it has to scale to
| an enterprise application that requires high levels of security, Smith said.  


Red Hat Named #1 IT Vendor To Do Business With By Customers In Japan

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| Conducted in April 2007, Nikkei Market Access' research surveyed nearly 800
| IT workers from major companies involved in info-com products throughout
| Japan regarding their views of service vendors and system integrators.
| Employees working in corporate information systems sections who maintain
| contact with the nominated vendors throughout the course of their duties were
| asked to respond regarding the products and services of the involved
| companies. The survey evaluated 44 nominated vendors chosen by respondents.
| The top three respective vendors include Red Hat Japan with 27.5 percent of
| responses, Apple Japan with 25.6 percent and Willcom with 23.0 percent.        


Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| If I ask you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?  
| Ballmer: Open...Linux. I don't want to say open source. Linux, certainly have
| to go with that.

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