IT Management Linux News for Sep 28, 2000
LinuxPR: Atipa Acquires Company that Leads OpenNMS.org
(Sep 28, 2000, 20:48)
"The company acquired by Atipa, currently named "PlatformWorks",
was the corporate entity originally created by the founders of
OpenNMS to fund and manage the software project. OpenNMS has
licensed the next-generation software, named "Bluebird", under the
GNU General Public License (GPL)..."
Raleigh News & Observer: Software Company (OpenNMS.org) finds a buyer (Sep 28, 2000, 19:52)
"The OpenNMS team has been working since last year to perfect an
open-source, Web-based network management system that will compete
with closed-source versions from IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Computer
LinuxPR: everydayoffice Partners with PostgreSQL, Inc. on CRM and SOHO solutions (Sep 28, 2000, 07:28)
"Our intention is to ensure that any small business that is
seeking a turnkey solution need look no further than their PC, and
the applications that we can help put there."
Enterprise Linux Today: Sendmail Intro's Internet Messaging Solutions for the Enterprise (Sep 28, 2000, 02:51)
"Offering Customers Cost-Efficient Solutions for Reliable
Internet Messaging Systems."
The Standard: Red Hat Is Now at Your Service (Sep 28, 2000, 02:45)
"Red Hat is offering Red Hat Network as a subscription service,
charging fees of $9.95 per month for individuals, $400 per year per
system for small businesses and $500 per year per system for large
corporations. Unlike similar services from companies that offer
proprietary software, Red Hat Network supports Linux systems across
all platforms running all types of applications."
InfoWorld: Linux independence needs guarding, pundit says (Sep 28, 2000, 00:26)
"'The distribution model is to sell the latest version [of the
OS],' Petreley said. 'They crank out updates, and it's easy to do
because Linux innovates so fast.'"
Reuters: Corel q3 revenue holds steady, losses shrink (Sep 28, 2000, 00:18)
"Struggling software developer Corel Corp. said on Wednesday
that revenue held steady in its third quarter and losses were not
as bad as feared because of across the board reductions in
National Post: Corel Corp. reports $10.7 million US loss, mostly tied to costs of restructuring (Sep 28, 2000, 00:14)
"Corel Corp. had a $10.7 million US net loss for its third
quarter, including about $6.2 million in one-time charges related
to a restructuring at the troubled software company."