IT Management Linux News for Jan 24, 2003
Computerworld: LinuxWorld: Unilever Moving to Linux for Global Operations (Jan 24, 2003, 22:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "After years of running a
complex tangle of Unix operating systems in its global IT server
operations, consumer products company The Unilever Group is
committing its technological future to Linux..."
CNN/Money: Linux: Penguin Takes Flight (Jan 24, 2003, 20:30)
Open source platform Linux is gaining in popularity but tech
titans, not startups, will benefit.
LinuxWorld Speakers See Money in Linux (Jan 24, 2003, 14:30)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Whether you're talking about
potential revenue or the cost savings that can be realized by Linux
implementations, keynote speakers at the LinuxWorld Expo on
Thursday were eager to dispel the popular notion that the open
source software means unviable business models..."
BBC: Life Looks Good for Linux (Jan 24, 2003, 09:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "Many firms that sell software
and services based around the free operating system are doing good
business and many large firms and governments are eagerly adopting
Computerworld.NZ: CIOs Pick Security, Open Source, Wireless for 2003 (Jan 24, 2003, 07:00)
"Is 2003 going to be all doom and gloom, attention-sapping
business as usual, or are IT departments bracing for a flurry of
activity? Computerworld asked a few IT heads to put their fingers
in the air about what's going to happen in their departments and
the industry in general..."
ZDNET Australia: Linux.conf.au Day One: Less Hype More Code (Jan 24, 2003, 01:00)
Linux.conf.au: "That was about the extent of
industry hype as the first day of the conference got underway, with
delegates getting together in various tutorials to exchange ideas
on a variety of open source initiatives..."