Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 23, 2001
Enterprise Linux Today: e-smith/Mitel Introduce Server/Services Combination for SME's (Aug 23, 2001, 22:56)
"The introduction of SME Server V5 with ServiceLink represents a
new class of offering in the small business server arena. It
combines a secure, robust network server with enhanced
functionality that can only be provided via an integrated
network-connected service. Through ServiceLink, customers receive
24 x 7 server monitoring and reports, virus protection with
automatic updates, point-and-click IPSEC Virtual Private Networks,
DNS services and guaranteed email."
AllLinuxDevices: New Web Site Delivers Linux for TV (Aug 23, 2001, 20:00)
"Designed for developers and system integrators, Linux4.tv will
host freely available open-source software projects and
applications for a variety of electronic devices including
broadcast and digital TV, web browsing, gaming, and video on
demand. A complete open-source set-top box solution is available
for download immediately."
ServerWatch: Turbolinux Updates Supercomputer Clustering Option
(Aug 23, 2001, 19:15)
"EnFuzion is a clustering technology designed to transform an
enterprise's network of Linux, Unix, and Windows servers or
workstations into a supercomputer. EnFuzion integrates
transparently into an organization's operating environment without
requiring any dedicated servers or workstations."
ZDNet: The Linux lineup (Aug 23, 2001, 16:40)
ZDNet looks at seven distributions "in search of the perfect
balance between utility, productivity, and support." Covered
distros include Red Hat, SuSE, Caldera, Slackware, TurboLinux,
Mandrake, and Debian.
Linux Weekly News for August 22, 2001 (Aug 23, 2001, 16:01)
Leading items and editorials: A big anniversary arrives, Let's
all beat up on Richard Stallman, Should we be talking about
freedom?, Dmitry Sklyarov's pretrial hearing, The LinuxWorld
Conference and Expo .
Community: GPL Farm Launched (Aug 23, 2001, 12:34)
"GPL Farm's goal is to create GPL applications for Linux paying
to the developers to code it. We are in the first stage, this means
that we are searching for Linux programmers and Sponsors as well.
Developers will be paid for their work thanks to sponsors
donations. There is a complete FAQ which explain all the process
osOpinion: GNU is Now Unix? (Aug 23, 2001, 08:59)
"If I were the cynical type -- who me? -- I'd say that Caldera
has realized that everybody prefers the GNU utilities, and that
their proprietary versions have no commercial value. The company
probably figures that it might as well score some PR points by
releasing the code."
LinuxDevices.com: HP expands commitment to Linux in devices (Aug 23, 2001, 06:54)
"Bruce Perens , HP's senior strategist on Linux and Open Source,
put HP's commitment to Embedded Linux this way: "Linux is now the
standard operating system platform for embedded systems at HP."