Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 23, 1999
CMP Net: IBM Adds Linux To ServerProven Program (Mar 23, 1999, 15:48)
"IBM will add support for Linux-based solutions to its
ServerProven certificationprogram sometime in the second quarter,
the company said Monday at the ResellerXChange conference
CNET News.com: Apple's Linux foray prompts squabbles (Mar 23, 1999, 12:41)
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PR Newswire: VA Research Linux Systems Acquires Electric Lichen (Mar 23, 1999, 11:29)
"VA Research Linux Systems (VA), the leading provider of Linux
systems and support, today announced that it has acquired Electric
Lichen L.L.C., a leading Linux marketing consulting company.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement
comes on the heels of an announcement that Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has
taken a minority stake in the company. VA also announced today the
addition of Brian Biles, a 10-year veteran of Sun Microsystems to
its executive team as vice president of marketing."
Business Wire: Compaq AlphaServers Play Leading Role at Oscars (Mar 23, 1999, 11:27)
"The breakthrough speed and cost advantages of Compaq's 64-bit
Alpha platform and Tru64 UNIX address the computing intensive needs
of the most power-hungry computer-generated images. Compaq offers
rendering future-proof solutions running on both Tru64 UNIX and
Windows NT, as well as Linux."
InfoWorld: Linux Alley is crowded but lacks applications (Mar 23, 1999, 10:42)
"'Linux Alley' -- a cluster of stands from companies that have
something to do with the open-source operating system -- has been
the most popular street in town at the CeBit technology fair here,
which draws to a close Wednesday."
Business Wire: WebTrends Corporation Launches Enterprise Reporting Server for Solaris and Linux (Mar 23, 1999, 10:16)
"WebTrends Corporation (Nasdaq:WEBT), a leader and pioneer in
enterprise management and reporting for Internet and intranet
systems, today released WebTrends Enterprise Reporting Server."
Brazilian LUG promotes Linux InstallFest (Mar 23, 1999, 10:06)
"The Brazilian LUG, LinuxGO , promotes in this saturday
(03/27/1999) a Linux InstallFest. It is a entire day just to
install Linux for anybody who wants for free! The brazilian people
who wants to install linux just have to complete some question
about their hardaware in the site, http://www.linux.goias.net"
Paktronix Systems Announces Linux VPN with Hardware Encryption (Mar 23, 1999, 09:58)
"Paktronix Systems announced today the availability of a Linux
based IPSec VPN solution. The Paktronix Systems IPSec VPN connects
multiple networks together across the Internet at speeds up to DS-3
Raleigh News and Observer: Red Hat's latest Linux partner: a neighbor (Mar 23, 1999, 09:25)
"Red Hat Software has forged a close-to-home partnership with
Ganymede Software to distribute the Morrisville company's network
performance measuring tools in the next version of Red Hat
ZDNET: Can't Dismiss Linux? Dismiss the users. (Mar 23, 1999, 09:22)
"Linux is a different operating system. This seems obvious to
almost everyone. Why then do so many people insist that Linux be
CNET News.com: Compaq sees Linux as selling Alpha chips (Mar 23, 1999, 09:18)
"Compaq Computer sees Linux as a way to increase sales of its
Alpha microprocessor, and the company is trying to encourage other
Linux distributors besides Red Hat to support the chip."
CNET: VA Research buys Linux consulting firm (Mar 23, 1999, 09:09)
"Linux computer vendor VA Research has acquired Electric Lichen,
a Linux consulting and marketing company."
Computerworld: Linux fans fear Red Hat takeover (Mar 23, 1999, 09:08)
"To some in the Linux community, Red Hat Software seems to want
to hijack the free Unix variant. But in interviews with
Computerworld, Red Hat president Matthew Szulik endorsed the Linux
Standards Base (LSB), the official Linux standards group."
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