IT Management Linux News for Mar 15, 2004
Computerworld Australia: Big Business Opens Up to Linux (Mar 15, 2004, 22:45)
"'I don't think Linux is questioned now,' Loyzaga said. 'I used
to have to write a paper as to why anyone would use the technology,
but the systems we have developed have been rock-solid for the past
internetnews.com: What To Do If SCO Comes Knocking (Mar 15, 2004, 22:00)
"Rather, Weiss thinks that immediate payment isn't wise because
the burden of proving that fees are required should be on the SCO
camp and not on the user..."
InfoWorld: Focus on Open Source in US Government (Mar 15, 2004, 19:00)
InfoWorld is running three articles that highlight various
aspects of open source and Linux use in various agencies of the US
government. Links within.
Silicon.com: Quocirca’s Straight Talking: What Europe’s CIOs Really Think of Linux (Mar 15, 2004, 18:15)
"Linux has caused seismic shifts across the IT industry. But for
all its impact, are major vendors getting carried away...?"
Financial Times: Linux Sets Pace for New-Look IT Boom (Mar 15, 2004, 17:00)
"'Smart, savvy people are begging to put a lot of money into
open source--the venture capital spigot is back on...'"
CNN: Opening the Door to Open Source (Mar 15, 2004, 16:30)
"When it is time to upgrade technology operations, most
corporations turn to Microsoft, but this behavior is
Linux Business Week: HP Starts Pushing Desktop Linux (Mar 15, 2004, 15:15)
"HP has supposedly been selling MandrakeSoft Linux on the
desktop for a while but it's been so quiet about it that for all
intents and purposes it's been a stealth operation..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Is Your Enterprise Ready for Linux-Based Messaging? (Mar 15, 2004, 11:30)
"What are some of the most viable and enterprise-ready open
source messaging tools and applications available today...?"