IT Management Linux News for Nov 13, 2000
LinuxPlanet: Windows 2000 Fails to Derail Linux
(Nov 13, 2000, 21:39)
"When Microsoft Windows 2000 was released in February, many
predicted that it would gain marketshare at the expense of Linux
and other advanced 32-bit operating systems. But, according to a
study to be released tomorrow by WebSideStory, growth for Windows
2000 seems to have come from other Microsoft operating
Digital Creations Closes $12 Million Funding Round
(Nov 13, 2000, 21:02)
"Open source Web application services firm Digital Creations, is closing a $12
million round of financing led by Whitney & Co., Intel 64 Fund
and Opticality Ventures I, LP. The funding round will be used to
scale and build significant strategic partnerships for the
Fredericksburg, Va.-based company."
LinuxPR: Unique Internet flight briefing service, using Linux, wins best E-business Start-up Award (Nov 13, 2000, 19:19)
"For performance and resilience the servers run as a Red Hat
Linux Cluster using the Linux Virtual Server (LVS) software."
ZDNet: Es su casa Microsoft's casa?; MS vs. Gateway/AOL/Linux on the home front (Nov 13, 2000, 17:32)
"For its operating system for appliances, Gateway has turned to
Linux. Mobile Linux... includes proprietary extensions that support
power management and file compression which Transmeta is not going
to return to the open-source community."
eWeek: Corel eyes custom software services (Nov 13, 2000, 15:42)
"...the Ottawa-based company will announce within a few months
new server and enterprise editions of its Corel Linux operating
system that will enable Corel to sell "solutions rather than
LinuxWorld.com.au: Sendmail co-founder on messaging deal with IBM (Nov 13, 2000, 08:00)
"We now have Sendmail running on the S/390 mainframe, which is
very interesting to ASPs. We can now offer a complete mail hosting
solution for Linux."