IT - FOSS

Here's what CIOs and IT leaders say about the growing use of enterprise open source and how it fits with their container and hybrid cloud strategies

"CIOs see enterprise open source - which is to say open source software that's built, tested, and supported for enterprise use - as more important than ever for their organizations' enterprise infrastructure strategy. In fact, a full 95 percent of the 950 IT leaders interviewed worldwide for Red Hat's new 2020 State of Enterprise Open Source Report said that enterprise open source was at least important; 75 percent said it was very or extremely important.

Furthermore, all the enterprise open source trend lines are up and to the right. This year, enterprise open source is seen as more important, compared to when IT leaders were asked the same question last year. Looking forward, 77 percent plan to ramp up their use over the next 12 months..."


The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 6.4.1
The Document Foundation, February 27th, 2020
LibreOffice 6.4.1 includes 80 bug fixes and improvements to document compatibility

"LibreOffice 6.4.1 represents the bleeding edge in term of features for open source office suites, and as such is not optimized for enterprise class deployments, where features are less important than robustness. Users wanting a more mature version can download LibreOffice 6.3.5, which includes some months of back-ported fixes..."

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