IT Management Linux News for Dec 05, 2000
Enterprise Linux Today: Worldport Selects Dell As Linux Supplier Of Choice For Dublin SuperCentre (Dec 05, 2000, 22:11)
"Dell will supply its award-winning Dell PowerEdge servers for
Worldport's Linux environment. Worldport sees Linux as one of the
primary traffic management systems for Web hosting service at the
Network Computing: Caldera Edges Linux Closer To Enterprise With Volution (Dec 05, 2000, 20:13)
"Administrators reluctant to roll out Linux in the enterprise
because of manageability worries will have to find another excuse
once word gets out that Caldera Volution offers secure remote
management of heterogeneous Linux systems."
Information Week: Pepperoni, Extra Cheese, And Linux (Dec 05, 2000, 20:06)
"Maybe it's all those hungry programmers working late at night.
Whatever the reason, pizza chains have been among the early
adopters of Linux for point-of-sale applications."
InfoWorld: Linux fits in well, but adds costs (Dec 05, 2000, 19:13)
"I was pleased to find that no expensive third-party tools were
needed to integrate Red Hat Linux with the enterprise network, nor
did the IT staff at Bigcorp have to make changes to the
infrastructure to accommodate Linux. ... In spite of this good
news, however, there was a significant impact on IT resources."
LinuxToday.com.au: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) (Dec 05, 2000, 17:40)
"If we substitute Linux for Solaris and swap SPARC for Compaq
hardware, then factor in the steep Windows NT price rises that have
taken place since 1998 this initial system price comparison would
now overwhelmingly favour a Linux set up."
eWeek: Sun acquires storage specialist HighGround; an open source move? (Dec 05, 2000, 16:33)
"For a long time, Sun has been beating its chest saying they are
for open systems. Well, if this isn't proof, I don't know what is,"
said Steve Duplessie, an analyst with the Enterprise Storage Group,
in Milford, Mass. "This is a true open-systems play. If they want
to become a hardware and software open-systems player, this is one
way to do it."