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InfoWorld: Viva Linux in Las Vegas

Oct 23, 2001, 17:46 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell C. Pavlicek)
"...Now we all know that these are merely imitators of dead performers, but it seems fitting that in a city where yesterday's stars make headlines, the living would go unseen. Such was the case on the show floor at the recent ISPCON held in Las Vegas.

As I wandered down aisle after aisle of corporations selling their wares to ISPs and ASPs , I saw no obvious sign of Linux or other open-source solutions. Yet, as is everything else in Las Vegas, nothing is ever as it appears.

Take for example CommNav. A partner of Sun Microsystems, its Smart Business Hub gives a Web-based solution to the problem of office information flow. It includes critical business functions such as shared calendars, task lists, time reporting, e-mail, and document management. And by the way, it runs under Linux as well as other Unix platforms."

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