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Bossies 2012 The Best of Open Source Software Awards

It’s back — and bigger and badder than ever! Our sixth annual Bossie Awards call out more than 100 open source products in seven categories Welcome to the sixth annual Best of Open Source Software Awards, otherwise known as the Bossies. If you’ve enjoyed our previous Bossies, you’re in for a treat: This year, with the help…

Bossie Awards 2012 Now for something completely different

InfoWorld’s top picks among open source games and geek time-wasters By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 Now for something completely different For the first time, we went in search of games, time-wasters, and hobby tools to celebrate. While the open source world clearly has more to offer the data center and office than the living…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source networking and security software

InfoWorld’s top picks among many tools for building a network, running a network, and ensuring that the network is secure By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 The best open source networking and security software Few will be surprised at the wealth of open source networking and security tools available. But you might be surprised at…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source desktop applications

InfoWorld’s top picks among open source office apps, time-saving utilities, and other desktop productivity tools By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 The best open source desktop applications With so many free and amazingly capable open source desktop apps available, it’s a wonder anyone still pays for software. And with OpenOffice and LibreOffice now competing to…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source databases

InfoWorld’s top picks in the ever-expanding universe of the back-end data store By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 The best open source databases Not so long ago, the world of open source databases could be summed up in one five-letter word: MySQL. But that was when we threw everything into a SQL database without giving…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source data center and cloud software

InfoWorld’s top picks in data center and cloud storage, virtualization, and cloud service management By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 The best open source data center and cloud software The data centers of tomorrow will be vastly more flexible and dynamic than the data centers of today, and these Bossie winners — some of the…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld’s top picks in editors, IDEs, frameworks, and other tools programmers use By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 The best open source application development tools That old debate — native app or Web? — has gathered new steam in the wake of the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Then again, maybe not, thanks to a…

Bossie Awards 2012 The best open source applications

InfoWorld’s top picks in open source business apps, from back office to Web presence By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012 Movable Type One of the first widely used blogging systems, now an open source project, Movable Type mixes blogging with site-management functions to support administration of multiple blogs and multiple websites from a single console. Its high-security…

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