IT Management Linux News for May 23, 2000
Information Week: Linux Training To Go Online (May 23, 2000, 23:43)
"DigitalThink and Red Hat are creating coursework that will
prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified Engineer
BetaNews: Corel Applications To Be Served To Consumers Via ASPs (May 23, 2000, 23:33)
"...agreement with C Me Run Corp. that could see its desktop
software served up online for consumers via their Internet service
providers (ISPs) and through Web portals. ... ...aims to help such
ISPs and portals quickly becomes application service providers
(ASPs) by managing the technology required to deliver an
Internet-computing approach to programs typically run on
CNET News.com: Can Inprise perform as a soloist? (May 23, 2000, 22:43)
"Inprise "can't survive as an independent business... "They need
to find another home. Unfortunately, they may be viewed as damaged
goods at this point."
Fairfax IT: Linux aiming for corporate desktops (May 23, 2000, 14:43)
"The server part of Linux is still stronger than the desktop,"
David Intersimoni, Inprise's vice president for developer relations
said. "But as (Microsoft's) Visual Basic helped Windows get desktop
applications up fast, Delphi will do the same for Linux."
Linux.com: Better Business Models for Open Source? (May 23, 2000, 13:00)
"It is difficult to get a good handle on how well each strategy
is currently performing. The Linux industry is still very new, and
most companies have adopted several of the models. However, this
article will attempt to give the reader some perspective on the
current status on each company and which models they are
32BitsOnline: The trouble with being Corel (May 23, 2000, 01:26)
"It is unfortunate that the FUDsters are going to make hay with
this as proof of the insolvency of the "Linux-oriented" business
plan. It's bound to happen, and it's dead wrong. Linux is not
what's wrong with Corel."