IT Management Linux News for Jul 26, 2000
Silicon Alley News: Judge Weighing Napster's Fate (Jul 26, 2000, 22:31)
"Napster's CEO Hank Barry said on Monday that his company is
moving toward a business model that recognizes intellectual
CRN: Inprise/Borland Earnings Show Return To Profitability (Jul 26, 2000, 21:37)
"Fuller also outlined a plan to ship new rapid application
development (RAD) tools under Project Kylix, which will expand the
capabilities of Inprise's Delphi and C++ development tools for
Linux. If earnings are any indication, that plan may be the
jump-start Inprise has needed."
eWeek: Sun makes light of thin-client upkeep [Sun Ray] (Jul 26, 2000, 19:37)
"Introduced late last month with some compelling new terminal
hardware, the new management software has gained group server
failover capabilities that allow sites to perform routine server
maintenance while allowing users to continue working."
The Register: More red ink spatters SCO (Jul 26, 2000, 14:21)
"...[SCO CEO Doug] Michels said it was a priority to release a
SCO Linux offering, as well as offering a host environment for
Linux applications within UnixWare."
The Register: Borland bounces back in style (Jul 26, 2000, 14:01)
The clincher could well be Borland's Kylix project, a RAD tool
that makes it possible to write for Linux and port to Windows: it
comes with Delphi and C++Builder.
Upside: A year after the Linux IPOs (Jul 26, 2000, 11:26)
"Still, as investors raced to jump on the Linux bandwagon,
Bachman, a financial observer with a better grasp of Linux business
fundamentals than most, admits to feeling a bit of concern over the
high expectations associated with Red Hat's home run in
InfoWorld: Linux fueling server growth (Jul 26, 2000, 06:06)
"The cost of the [Linux] shipments going out the door are at a
very, very low price compared to competitors. ... It is drastically
less expensive, but it can't do some of the things other operating
systems offer. But if [people's] needs fit within those boundaries,
people will buy it."