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Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
AppWare was a rapid application development system for Microsoft Windows and the classic Mac OS based on a simple graphical programming language.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) was an early packet switching network and the first network to implement the protocol suite TCP/IP.
AT&T Corp., originally the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, is the subsidiary of AT&T that provides voice, video, data, and Internet telecommunications and professional services to businesses, consumers, and government agencies.
Attachmate Corporation is a software company which focuses on secure terminal emulation, legacy integration, and managed file transfer software.
Borland Software Corporation is a software company that facilitates software deployment projects.
Bradley M. Kuhn (born 1973) is a free software activist from the United States.
Bring your own device (BYOD)—also called bring your own technology (BYOT), bring your own phone (BYOP), and bring your own personal computer (BYOPC)—refers to the policy of permitting employees to bring personally owned devices (laptops, tablets, and smart phones) to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications.
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
Caldera was a US-based software company founded in 1994 to develop Linux- and DOS-based operating system products.
Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP) was a software consulting company founded in 1991 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., by John J. Donovan; in 2001, it was acquired by Novell.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
A communication endpoint is a type of communication network node.
In telecommunication, a communication protocol is a system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.
Computer hardware includes the physical parts or components of a computer, such as the central processing unit, monitor, keyboard, computer data storage, graphic card, sound card and motherboard.
A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.
A computing platform or digital platform is the environment in which a piece of software is executed.
CP/M, originally standing for Control Program/Monitor and later Control Program for Microcomputers, is a mass-market operating system created for Intel 8080/85-based microcomputers by Gary Kildall of Digital Research, Inc.
CPTN Holdings LLC is a consortium of technology companies led by Microsoft that acquired a portfolio of 882 patents as part of the sale of Novell to Attachmate.
Dell EMC (formerly EMC Corporation until 2016) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.
Dennis Fairclough is Deputy Chair/Professor at the Computing & Networking Sciences Department at Utah Valley University.
Digital Research, Inc. (also known as DR or DRI) was a company created by Gary Kildall to market and develop his CP/M operating system and related 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit systems like MP/M, Concurrent DOS, Multiuser DOS, DOS Plus, DR DOS and GEM.
A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector or business unit (segment), is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided.
DR-DOS (DR DOS, without hyphen up to and including version 6.0) is an operating system of the DOS family, written for IBM PC-compatible personal computers.
Drew Major (born June 17, 1956) is a computer scientist and entrepreneur.
Eben Moglen is a professor of law and legal history at Columbia University, and is the founder, Director-Counsel and Chairman of Software Freedom Law Center.
Elliott Management Corporation is an American investment management firm.
Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American businessman and software engineer.
Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
Evolution (formerly Novell Evolution and Ximian Evolution, prior to Novell's 2003 acquisition of Ximian) is the official personal information manager for GNOME.
Excelan was a computer networking company founded in 1982 by Kanwal Rekhi, Inder Singh and Navindra Jain.
Eyring Research Institute was founded as an American non-profit organization, on September 6, 1972, in Provo, Utah.
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is software that can be classified as both free software and open-source software.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.
Geeknet, Inc. is a Fairfax County, Virginia–based company that owns the online retailer ThinkGeek and is a subsidiary of GameStop.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.
A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
GroupWise is a messaging and collaboration platform from Micro Focus that supports email, calendaring, personal information management, instant messaging, and document management.
Hardware virtualization is the virtualization of computers as complete hardware platforms, certain logical abstractions of their componentry, or only the functionality required to run various operating systems.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
IBM PC DOS (an acronym for IBM personal computer disk operating system) is a discontinued operating system for the IBM Personal Computer, manufactured and sold by IBM from the early 1980s into the 2000s.
iFolder is an open source application, developed by Novell, Inc., intended to allow cross-platform file sharing across computer networks.
Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) is a retronym term for the 16-bit internal bus of IBM PC/AT and similar computers based on the Intel 80286 and its immediate successors during the 1980s.
InfoWorld (formerly The Intelligent Machines Journal) is an information technology media business.
Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
Intelligent workload management (IWM) is a paradigm for IT systems management arising from the intersection of dynamic infrastructure, virtualization, identity management, and the discipline of software appliance development.
Interdata, Inc., was a computer company, founded in 1966 by a former Electronics Associates engineer, Daniel Sinnott, and was based in Oceanport, New Jersey.
The Internet protocol suite is the conceptual model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet and similar computer networks.
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) is the network layer protocol in the IPX/SPX protocol suite.
IPX/SPX stands for Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange.
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE), formerly Java 2 Platforms, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), currently Jakarta EE, is a set of specifications, extending Java SE with specifications for enterprise features such as distributed computing and web services.
Jeremy Allison is a computer programmer known for his contributions to the free software community, notably to Samba, a re-implementation of SMB/CIFS networking protocol, released under the GNU General Public License.
John J. Donovan (born February 12, 1942) is a former management professor at MIT, and the current president and chief executive of the Cambridge Technology Group, an executive training company.
Kanwal Rekhi (born August 29, 1945) is an Indian-American businessman, Venture capitalist Angel investor and entrepreneur, currently serving as the managing director at Inventus Capital Partners.
KSL-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 38), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
The Linux kernel is an open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system kernel.
A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.
Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Micro Focus International plc is a multinational software and information technology business based in Newbury, Berkshire, England.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
The Microsoft Certified Professional or MCP Program is the certification program from Microsoft that enables IT Professionals and Developers to validate their technical expertise through rigorous, industry-proven, and industry-recognized exams.
Microsoft Office is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.
Microsoft Silverlight (or simply Silverlight) is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash.
A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computing device small enough to hold and operate in the hand.
Mono is a free and open-source project led by Xamarin, a subsidiary of Microsoft (formerly by Novell and originally by Ximian), and the.NET Foundation, to create an Ecma standard-compliant,.NET Framework-compatible set of tools including, among others, a C# compiler and a Common Language Runtime.
A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos and πωλεῖν pōleîn) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity.
Moonlight is a free and open source implementation of the now deprecated Microsoft Silverlight application framework for Linux and other Unix-based operating systems, developed and then abandoned by the Mono Project.
The Motorola 68000 ("'sixty-eight-thousand'"; also called the m68k or Motorola 68k, "sixty-eight-kay") is a 16/32-bit CISC microprocessor, which implements a 32-bit instruction set, with 32-bit registers and 32-bit internal data bus, but with a 16-bit data ALU and two 16-bit arithmetic ALUs and a 16-bit external data bus, designed and marketed by Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
In electronics, a multiplexer (or mux) is a device that selects one of several analog or digital input signals and forwards the selected input into a single line.
NetIQ is an enterprise software company based in Houston, Texas.
eDirectory is an X.500-compatible directory service software product from NetIQ.
NetIQ Identity Manager (a.k.a. IDM) was formerly owned by Novell.
NetWare is a discontinued computer network operating system developed by Novell, Inc. It initially used cooperative multitasking to run various services on a personal computer, using the IPX network protocol.
The NetWare Core Protocol (NCP) is a network protocol used in some products from Novell, Inc. It is usually associated with the client-server operating system Novell NetWare which originally supported primarily MS-DOS client stations, but later support for other platforms such as Microsoft Windows, the classic Mac OS, Linux, Windows NT, Mac OS X, and various flavors of Unix was added.
A network interface controller (NIC, also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface, and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.
The term network operating system is used to refer to two rather different concepts.
BorderManager is a multi purpose network security application developed by Novell, Inc. BorderManager is designed as a proxy server, firewall, and VPN access point.
Novell BrainShare was a technical computer conference sponsored by Novell.
Novell exteNd, formerly known as SilverStream, was a web application development suite from Novell that was discontinued in 2005.
Novell File Management Suite is a suite of applications designed for the identity -based indexing and management of user files on enterprise networks.
Novell File Reporter (a.k.a. NFR) is software that allows network administrators to identify files stored on the network and generates reports regarding the size of individual files, file type, when files were last accessed, and where duplicates exist.
Novell Storage Manager is a system software package released by Novell in 2004 that uses identity, policy and directory events to automate full lifecycle management of file storage for individual users and organizational groups.
Novell Vibe is a web-based team collaboration platform developed by Novell, and was initially released by Novell in June 2008 under the name of Novell Teaming.
Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization is an application virtualization and portable application creation console by Novell that allows a user to build applications that run like an executable file.
Open Enterprise Server (OES) is a server operating system published by Novell in March 2005 to succeed their NetWare product.
With more than 2,400 participants, Open Invention Network (OIN) is the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software.
The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.
OpenOffice.org (OOo), commonly known as OpenOffice, is a discontinued open-source office suite.
openSUSE, formerly SUSE Linux and SuSE Linux Professional, is a Linux-based project and distribution sponsored by SUSE Linux GmbH and other companies.
Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.
Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the northern part of the state.
OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM under the leadership of IBM software designer Ed Iacobucci.
Warren V. "Pete" Musser (born 1928) is chairman of the Musser Group.
PlateSpin is a software solution suite of Micro Focus International.
In computing, a plug and play (PnP) device or computer bus, is one with a specification that facilitates the discovery of a hardware component in a system without the need for physical device configuration or user intervention in resolving resource conflicts.
Provo is the third-largest city in Utah, United States.
Quattro Pro is a spreadsheet program developed by Borland and now sold by Corel, most often as part of Corel's WordPerfect Office suite.
Raymond John "Ray" Noorda (19 June 1924 – 9 October 2006) was a U.S. computer businessman.
A real-time operating system (RTOS) is an operating system (OS) intended to serve real-time applications that process data as it comes in, typically without buffer delays.
Red Carpet is a package management system for Linux kernel-based operating system that was developed as part of the Ximian desktop.
Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often known by his initials, rms—is an American free software movement activist and programmer.
Robert J. Frankenberg (born 1947) is an American computer engineer and business executive who served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Novell, Inc. from 1994 to 1996.
Ronald W. (Ron) Hovsepian (born 1961) is the former president, chief executive officer, and director of IntraLinks Inc., a global provider of secure SaaS collaboration solutions and virtual data rooms.
The Routing Information Protocol (RIP) is one of the oldest distance-vector routing protocols which employ the hop count as a routing metric.
Samba is a free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, and was originally developed by Andrew Tridgell.
Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) was a software company based in Santa Cruz, California which was best known for selling three Unix variants for Intel x86 processors: Xenix, SCO UNIX (later known as SCO OpenServer), and UnixWare.
The Service Advertising Protocol (SAP) is included in the Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) protocol.
Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.
Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.
The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) is an organization that provides pro bono legal representation and related services to not-for-profit developers of free software/open source software.
A software patent is a patent on a piece of software, such as a computer program, libraries, user interface, or algorithm.
A Star network is one of the most common computer network topologies.
Steven Anthony Ballmer (born March 24, 1956) is an American businessman, investor and philanthropist who was the chief executive officer of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014, and is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
SUSE is a German-based, multinational, open-source software company that develops and sells Linux products to business customers.
SUSE Linux is a computer operating system.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux-based operating system developed by SUSE.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), formerly introduced as Novell Linux Desktop, is a Linux distribution supplied by SUSE and targeted at the business market.
Systems management refers to enterprise-wide administration of distributed systems including (and commonly in practice) computer systems.
The Attachmate Group, Inc. was a privately held software holding company based in Houston, Texas in the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Twisted pair cabling is a type of wiring in which two conductors of a single circuit are twisted together for the purposes of improving electromagnetic compatibility.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.
Unix System Laboratories (USL), sometimes written UNIX System Laboratories, was an American software laboratory and product development company that existed from 1989 through 1993.
Utah Valley is a valley in North Central Utah located in Utah County, and is considered part of the Wasatch Front.
The term web service is either.
Windows 2000 (codenamed NT 5.0) is an operating system for use on both client and server computers.
Windows 3.1x (codenamed Janus) is a series of 16-bit operating environments produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers.
Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft.
Windows NT is a family of operating systems produced by Microsoft, the first version of which was released in July 1993.
WordPerfect (WP) is a word processing application owned by Corel with a long history on multiple personal computer platforms.
Xen Project (pronounced) is a hypervisor using a microkernel design, providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently.
Xerox Network Systems (XNS) is a computer networking protocol suite developed by Xerox within the Xerox Network Systems Architecture.
Xgl is an obsolete display server implementation supporting the X Window System protocol designed to take advantage of modern graphics cards via their OpenGL drivers, layered on top of OpenGL.
Ximian, Inc. (previously called Helix Code and originally named International Gnome Support) was a company that developed, sold and supported application software for Linux and Unix based on the GNOME platform.
In computing, Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.
ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic.
Micro Focus ZENworks, a suite of software products developed and maintained by Micro Focus International for computer systems management, aims to manage the entire life cycle of servers, of desktop PCs (Windows, Linux or Mac), of laptops, and of handheld devices such as Android and iOS Mobile Phones and Tablets.
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