IT Management Linux News for Nov 06, 2000
Techweb: IBM Readies Small Business Apps For Linux (Nov 06, 2000, 21:42)
"IBM is creating this bundle in order to facilitate the adoption
of enterprise-class applications by small businesses on Linux."
LinuxPR: API NetWorks Expands Business Focus and Product Offerings (Nov 06, 2000, 21:31)
"Market-driven engineering company to develop Alpha
processor-based components and high-density servers for HPC and
network infrastructure markets."
LinuxPR: Knox Software's Arkeia backup/recovery product receives CNET Editors' Choice Award
(Nov 06, 2000, 21:26)
"Arkeia scored 9 out of a possible 10 on the CNET ratings scale.
The product received high marks for its comprehensive management
tools, activity tracking, and for its extensive network
LinuxPR: JBSi To Carry the TinyTERM Product Line From Century Software (Nov 06, 2000, 20:04)
"Century Software's TinyTERM suite of host-connectivity products
delivers scalable, convenient access to UNIX and Linux systems
through the power of Internet technology. TinyTERM provides access
to legacy data and applications through a Web-browser
VA Linux Disappointed with First-Quarter Revenues (Nov 06, 2000, 20:03)
"Although official results will not be revealed till November
16, the company stated that first-quarter revenue is expected to
grow by 10 percent from the previous fiscal quarter and 275 percent
from the same quarter last year."
IT-Director: Linux – a big take off with Lawson convenience stores in Japan (Nov 06, 2000, 15:09)
"Does this announcement have any significance for the Linux
world at large? ...the answer is a big "Yes", or as they say in
Japan, "Hai." This implementation simply demonstrates that Linux
can be a feasible solution to real world business
IT-Director: IBM, Transmeta and the IPO torpedo (Nov 06, 2000, 14:53)
"...the benchmarks are designed for a single platform and simply
record the time it takes for a battery to drain when supporting a
system running flat-out. They don't take into account how the
Crusoe instruction set... dynamically adjusts voltage levels for
the task in hand to increase battery life."
SiliconValley.com: Chip start-up Transmeta sets course for IPO in rough seas
(Nov 06, 2000, 14:29)
"... This week, probably Tuesday, Transmeta will go public,
attempting to raise as much as $234 million by selling 13 million
shares at $16 to $18 each in an initial public offering. Will
investors scoop up Transmeta's shares in a buying frenzy, or will
they leave the stock stranded, like the fictional sailor Robinson
Crusoe, for whom the company's flagship chip is named?"