IT Management Linux News for Oct 22, 2003
CIN: Open Source Making Enterprise In-Roads (Oct 22, 2003, 22:00)
"From cell phones and PDAs to Linux and Cisco routers, open
source software is more pervasive in the enterprise than most
PRNewswire: Novell Connects Linux Desktop Users to Microsoft Exchange 2003 (Oct 22, 2003, 20:30)
"Novell's Ximian Connector for Microsoft Exchange enables users
of Ximian Evolution groupware suite on Linux and UNIX desktops to
function as full Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003 clients..."
NetworkWorldFusion: What Users Want from Linux (Oct 22, 2003, 19:00)
"Enhanced system management capabilities, better security,
support for third-party drivers and more unity among the various
distributions top user wish lists when it comes to Linux..."
ITBusiness.ca: Linux Users Incensed Over Royal Bank SCO Investment (Oct 22, 2003, 16:00)
"RBC has contributed towards a US$50-million fund for the
company that is suing IBM and threatening to invoice Linux users.
Some of the bank's 'horrified' customers speak out..."
LinuxWorld Australia: SCO License Currently for Biggest Users Only (Oct 22, 2003, 14:30)
"Linux users outside of the Fortune 1000 cannot buy the software
license The SCO Group has been offering since August as a way to
protect themselves against legal action, the company confirmed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Storms the Enterprise (Oct 22, 2003, 13:00)
Today marks the official release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3,
the release that will span seven different architectures and Red
Hat hopes will bridge the high end functionality gap between UNIX
and Linux once and for all.
The Inquirer: Microsoft Attempts to Wrest Oxford University Away from Linux (Oct 22, 2003, 04:00)
"Microsoft is making a concerted attempt to persuade Oxford
University to switch from its all-Linux infrastructure to an
all-Vole back end..."
The Inquirer: Gartner Claims There Are Eight Linux Desktop Myths (Oct 22, 2003, 03:00)
"At a presentation here in Barcelona, a Gartner analyst gave out
details of the 'Mythical Penguicorn,' that is to say eight myths of
Linux on the desktop..."