At the Campus Technology 2011 conference, happening this week in Boston, Moodlerooms and Cengage Learning revealed a new partnership that will allow the companies' learning tools to interact and bring new integration features to the open source learning management system Moodle.
Red Hat has launched JBoss Application Server 7, a free and open source Java Enterprise Edition-based application server developed by the JBoss Community.
The Fedora Project has released an update to its flagship Linux-based operating system, Fedora 15.
A new version of the free and open source learning management system OLAT has been released.
Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1.
Moodle 2.0.3 has been released, incorporating more than 200 new features, improvements, bug fixes, and security tweaks (some of them classified as major).
Blackboard has released updates to Elluminate Live and Wimba Classroom, two software tools that make up its Collaborate suite.
Red Hat has introduced a new cloud offering for developers that could emerge as an open source alternative to Microsoft's Windows Azure PaaS-based service.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Jeremy Fluhmann knows how to stretch a dollar. The technology director for Winters Independent School District in Winters, TX had a budget that would allow him to refresh about 50 computers a year. That's just a fraction of the 650 to 670 end user devices he estimated his two-person IT team supports in the district.
- By Dian Schaffhauser