IT Management Linux News for Mar 17, 2004
Computerworld: Sun Embraces, Takes Aim at Red Hat Linux (Mar 17, 2004, 21:00)
"Jonathan Schwartz, executive vice president of software at Sun,
claimed that the performance of Solaris now is 'at parity with or
better than Red Hat' on low-end servers with up to four
internetnews.com: The Both-Source Way to Open Source Revenues (Mar 17, 2004, 20:00)
"This hybrid, known as the 'both source model,' is also seen by
many here a way to encourage wider use and help move a company's
technology toward standardization..."
Consulting Times: Novell Backs OpenOffice for Small Business (Mar 17, 2004, 19:30)
"On St. Patrick's Day, Novell announced they are ready to
deliver OpenOffice to their small business customers and resellers
through Novell's Application Partner Portal..."
The Register: UK Gov Backs £1m Blueprint for Open Source Switchers (Mar 17, 2004, 19:00)
"A group of local authorities led by Rossendale has won
£502,500 of matched funding (i.e. the project is worth double
that) for an examination of 'the issues associated with migration
to Open Source...'"
eWeek: IBM Beefs Up Linux SMB Incentive Program, Security Partnerships (Mar 17, 2004, 18:15)
"IBM continues to ramp up its efforts to bring Linux to
small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) and to migrate Windows
users to Linux..."
CRN: Novell's Stone Stumps For Business Viability Of Open Source (Mar 17, 2004, 16:00)
"[Stone] said the move was not intended to replace Novell's
longstanding investment in the NetWare operating system, but rather
Computerworld: IBM Aims for 40,000 Linux Desktops In-House by 2005 (Mar 17, 2004, 13:45)
"IBM hopes to have 40,000 Linux desktop users within the company
by year's end, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the computer
giant thinks everyone should move to the Linux desktop..."