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  • OSLO staff review
  • Os Robb

    1. 1. Playing By The Rules Getting Corporate Blessing to Use Open Source Software <ul><li>Phil Robb </li></ul><ul><li>R&D Section Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source & Linux Organization </li></ul><ul><li>HP </li></ul>
    2. 2. The Evolution of Our Computing Environment….
    3. 3. Development Building Blocks September 2006 OSLO staff review // HP confidential
    4. 4. The Affects of FOSS on Traditional Software Markets <ul><ul><li>Established Markets have been pillaged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compilers Toolchains & Development Environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Operating Systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded Operating Systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web Servers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Established Strongholds have been weakened </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle, Weblogic, IBM all now offer “Free” or “Community” versions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Markets Never Began </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web Service protocols / Java Tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS compatible File and Print Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Very difficult for a commercial co to invest what’s needed to engineer a samba competitor then try to charge for it’s use </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging & Wiki Software </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. HP’s Interaction with Open Source Software <ul><li>Internal Usage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenLDAP, Jabber, Email, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Incorporated in our Software Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenView, Insight Manager, … many Software Products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ship Open Source Distributions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red Hat, Suse, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Embedded in our Hardware Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Printers, Televisions, Storage Devices, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Active Participants in The Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributors in Dozens of Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintainers in Several Projects </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. HP Learnings & open source management <ul><li>Defined and communicated corporate-wide policies </li></ul><ul><li>Gain Open Source Legal expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate-wide Training and Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory and tracking of all opensource projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use, code re-use, opensource contributions, shipments of products w/opensource, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source Governance -HP OSRB (Open Source Review Board) </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire or build tools to ease process adoption and compliance </li></ul>
    7. 7. Customer Experiences and Learnings Tomcat Struts Spring
    8. 8. Customer’s need for a “Librarian” <ul><li>Where does the software come from? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it mature? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the License Obligations? </li></ul><ul><li>How is it supported </li></ul><ul><li>Is it secure? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it stable/reliable? </li></ul><ul><li>What version should I be running? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it LSB compliant? </li></ul>
    9. 9. Librarian’s need for tools
    10. 10. IT Software Governance <ul><li>Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial SW Used </li></ul><ul><li>FOSS Used </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Roadmap </li></ul><ul><li>What Software </li></ul><ul><li>Where Used </li></ul><ul><li>License Obligation </li></ul><ul><li>Usage Restrictions/Policy </li></ul><ul><li>IP Contamination </li></ul><ul><li>Origin </li></ul><ul><li>Maturity </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-compatibility </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Roadmap </li></ul><ul><li>What Software </li></ul><ul><li>Where Used </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>License Obligations </li></ul><ul><li>Entitlements </li></ul><ul><li>Renewals </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Roadmap </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul>Internally Developed Software Free & Open Source Software Commercial Software
    11. 11. Thank you for your attention <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

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