IT Management Linux News for Oct 27, 2003
Veritas Deal Gives a Data Center Choice: SuSE or Red Hat (Oct 27, 2003, 21:00)
"At the LinuxWorld show in Frankfurt, Germany today, Veritas
Software unveiled a deal with SuSE Linux that will give enterprise
customers a choice between two major Linux distributions for
large-scale data center applications..."
eWeek: Linux Is the Enterprise Operating System (Oct 27, 2003, 18:00)
Enterprise Linux Forum: "And don't mistake me:
These are not executives and techs who are merely putting Linux on
the edge of their enterprise as Web servers... No, these are people
deploying Linux at the heart of their agencies or companies..."
NewsForge: Red Hat CTO Says Fedora Lets Company 'Concentrate on the Enterprise' (Oct 27, 2003, 16:00)
Enterprise Linux Forum: "In a keynote speech
Wednesday at the Enterprise Linux Forum, Red Hat CTO Michael
Tiemann bluntly stated that today the company's 'focus is on the
NewsFactor: Should UnitedLinux Boot SCO? (Oct 27, 2003, 15:00)
"In short, can an organization that promotes Linux be relevant
when one of its members has instigated a legal battle that could
hinder Linux adoption...?"
Computerworld: Linux: Not Always the Best IT Answer? (Oct 27, 2003, 14:00)
Enterprise Linux Forum: "Illuminata President
Jonathan Eunice urged an open-minded approach to
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Highway Patrol Gives Linux a Green Light (Oct 27, 2003, 12:00)
Enterprise Linux Forum: "As Microsoft's support
for Windows NT Server 4.0 grinds to a halt, many enterprises will
be tackling challenging server upgrades..."
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: A Red Hat Retrospective (Oct 27, 2003, 11:00)
"What's the most interesting about Red Hat's news this week is
how with the release of its Enterprise Linux 3 product--and recent
changes in approach--Red Hat is looking like a 21st century Linux
company more than it ever has..."
CNET News: IBM Should Indemnify Open-Source Customers (Oct 27, 2003, 10:00)
"IBM is giving its customers the blues by asking them to assume
financial and legal risk with its open-source software--that's
after those same customers have already shelled out hundreds of
thousands of dollars for the code..."
Groklaw: In India, Red Hat Shows SCO the Door and Darl Talks Turkey, in French (Oct 27, 2003, 01:00)
"Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the largest
insurance company of the country, is implementing Linux, the open
source code operating system, replacing SCO Unix across its 2,048