Yes, but it is not exactly being planned that way. It is bubbling up like most open source projects do. But in many respects the move to open source is also by design. Dell does not want to be a box maker anymore. That makes open source a desirable option. With open source, Dell can leverage an ecosystem of partners and developers. → Read More
Dell has a skunks works project underway to offer a Linux-based laptop made for developers. Now it is offering a beta program that will allow a small group of developers to get one of the laptops and join what it calls the Sputnik Beta Cosmonaut program.
Project Sputnik signals Dell’s changing focus to offer open-source technology that it can integrate into its servers, storage and networking… → Read More