Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 30, 1999
AsiaBizTtech: Red Hat KK to Strengthen Corporate User Support (Sep 30, 1999, 23:14)
"Nikkei Computer interviewed Bob Young, CEO of Red Hat Inc., and
Masanobu Hirano, president of Red Hat KK, regarding objectives and
the business plan for the new company."
BW: New Business Community Portal Solution To Be Demonstrated at Internet World `99 (Sep 30, 1999, 22:26)
"Running under a Linux operating system, ProVillage(TM) provides
its customers with a personal "Webspace" offering all the services
needed to make a business relationship successful."
Linux Professional Institute Needs Help! (Sep 30, 1999, 21:52)
"The Linux Professional Institute www.lpi.org needs some help
with some development processes in support of their SQL database
LinuxPR: Team Red Hat...Created By Jones Business Systems To Expand Red Hat In The Reseller Channel (Sep 30, 1999, 21:18)
"Team Red Hat will be comprised of 4-8 sales professionals,
located in Houston, TX."
Computer Currents: Linux Set-Top Box (Sep 30, 1999, 20:48)
"The Linux-based version will become available during the first
quarter of 2000."
Linux.com: Slackware 6.5.0 - BETA Released (Sep 30, 1999, 20:29)
"Slackware can use both GNOME and KDE, which can both be
selected upon install."
E-Commerce Times: Fujitsu Embraces OpenLinux (Sep 30, 1999, 18:25)
"We began seriously watching Linux a year ago, and in that time
we've seen it grow from a relatively unknown technology to a
business OS -- especially in the server area."
VNU NET: Fujitsu-Caldera deal may clash with Siemens (Sep 30, 1999, 17:02)
"You've heard some things from Siemens about Linux and some
things from Fujitsu. The two will be more closely woven together in
A practical vulnerability analysis (The PcWeek crack) (Sep 30, 1999, 16:10)
"First of all, I had to gather information on the remote host,
what ports the machine had open and what possibilities were left
Cygnus to Save Embedded Linux from Fragmentation? (Sep 30, 1999, 15:45)
"At what point in scaling Linux down does the minimal-resource
design imperative make fragmentation inevitable? Tiemann's answer
is very simple: 'Linux is the answer down to n=2
CRN: Microsoft Office To Be Hosted By Verio Over Internet (Sep 30, 1999, 15:35)
"As part of the deal, users will download a componentized
version of Office from their browser and pay Verio for the service.
The exact pricing hasn't yet been determined."
The Register: Compaq to push Alpha volumes by 'leveraging Linux' (Sep 30, 1999, 14:20)
"Heil gets more interesting when he gets on to Linux. Segmenting
the product lines between Intel at low-to-middle and Alpha at the
top would be simple enough, but it's more complex than that."
BW: Ariel Corp. Joins Open Source Initiative... (Sep 30, 1999, 14:06)
"The drivers make it easy for service providers and OEMs
targeting service providers and corporate enterprises to add
high-density V.34, 56K, and ISDN remote access to a broad range of
PCI- and CompactPCI- based Linux systems."
Computer Weekly UK: Reliance gambles on Linux (Sep 30, 1999, 14:01)
"Reliance Mutual Insurance's decision to deploy Linux on
desktops demonstrates the business viability of open source code in
a commercial environment."
LWN: The Embedded Systems Conference 1999 [Report] (Sep 30, 1999, 06:08)
"My focus, though, was on finding Linux, per se, at the show. Of
course, we report on pretty much all free and open source software,
but the goal of this particular trip was to take a look at the very
beginning of what we have predicted to be an explosion of Linux in
the embedded systems market."
Linux Weekly News for September 30, 1999 (Sep 30, 1999, 05:29)
Linux Weekly News front page features: Embedded Systems
Conference; Web 100, Linux, and high-performance networking.
Read it here.
IDG.au: Linux stands to rescue the channel (Sep 30, 1999, 05:10)
"The broad reach of the Internet, combined with the network
capabilities of Unix in general, place you a lot closer to your
customers. Linux can really open up your market,"