IT Management Linux News for Nov 05, 2003
Companies Weigh In on Novell's Acquisition of SUSE (Nov 05, 2003, 23:00)
Both HP and Computer Associates have chimed in their takes on
Tuesday's bombshell from Novell.
Financial Times: Lex: Linux (Nov 05, 2003, 22:00)
"Linux has at least one thing in common with the early days of
the internet: it is far easier to understand the disruptive power
of the open-source operating system than it is to make money out of
it..." A financial analyst's look at the penguin juggernaut.
NewsForge: Red Hat Realignment Opens Door for Red Carpet (Nov 05, 2003, 19:00)
"Would Ximian support Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora? And
would the company position its Red Carpet service as the natural
successor to Red Hat Network...?"
Opinions Abound on Novell/SUSE Deal (Nov 05, 2003, 17:00)
As you might expect from such a large event, pundits are flexing
their pens to orate on the implications of Novell's purchase of
SUSE. CNET's Charles Cooper focuses on what this deal means for
Novell, while Linux Journal's Glenn Stone looks at what this all
means for the Linux user.
TheStreet: Novell Jumps 21% on News of SUSE Linux Deal (Nov 05, 2003, 16:00)
"Contrary to typical pressure faced by an acquiring company,
shares of Novell soared 21.2%, or $1.28, to close at $7.33..."
Computerworld: Stone on Why Novell Picked SuSE (Nov 05, 2003, 14:00)
"Chris Stone, Novell's vice chairman, spoke Tuesday with
Computerworld about the strategy behind his company's plan to
acquire SUSE Linux AG, and why Novell chose SUSE instead of Red
allAfrica.com: Free Open-Source Software Makes Inroads Into Market (Nov 05, 2003, 07:00)
"At the same time, open-source software, especially the Linux
operating system, is gaining momentum as companies strive to
contain IT costs..."
ZDNet UK/TechRepublic: Seizing Opportunities to Go Open Source (Nov 05, 2003, 03:00)
"Switching to open-source software makes business sense when