IT Management Linux News for Apr 15, 2004
CRMBuyer: Is CRM Feasible on Open Source? (Apr 15, 2004, 23:00)
"Despite the challenges that may crop up between open-source
platforms and CRM systems, there are ways to use both technologies
well, analysts say..."
Salon.com: Making the World Safe for Free Software (Apr 15, 2004, 22:00)
"A litigious blitzkrieg by the anti-Linux crusader the SCO Group
has been enraging open-source developers for months. But SCO's
attack has ignited its own counterreaction..."
LinuxInsider: Linux Pressures Windows But Experts Disagree on Cost (Apr 15, 2004, 19:45)
"The cost of deploying and running Linux vs. Windows has been a
hot topic lately, fueled by a number of high-profile Linux
adoptions and evaluations by government entities..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: GPL Warrants Heightened Attention (Apr 15, 2004, 19:00)
Real World Linux 2004: "The beauty of the open
source software community--and the General Public License that
governs Linux and open source--is that innovation must be shared
with the community..."
internetnews.com: Ximian's Friedman Plots Linux Desktop Growth (Apr 15, 2004, 18:15)
Real World Linux 2004: "The co-founder of the
GNOME Unix and Linux development platform and enterprise Linux
desktop project Ximian said he's had it with all this talk about
Linux as the future of desktop computing..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Pilot Projects, Success Stories Grow Around Linux Desktop (Apr 15, 2004, 17:30)
Real World Linux 2004: "Declarations that 2004
will be the year of the Linux desktop may not be premature, but
they can be labeled overzealous..."
ITBusiness.ca: Enterprise Inertia Holds Back Open Source (Apr 15, 2004, 16:45)
Real World Linux 2004: "Canadian IT managers
have to get over their inertia if open source software is to make
more headway in the corporate enterprise..."
internetnews.com: Linux Headed for 'Real' World Show (Apr 15, 2004, 16:00)
Real World Linux 2004: "Linux on the desktop is
expected to be the first theme before the crowds here when GNOME
and Ximian co-founder and current VP research and development at
Novell, Nat Friedman, delivers a keynote address Wednesday..."
ZDNet Australia: Aust IT Decision-Makers Don't Understand Open Source: Report (Apr 15, 2004, 02:30)
"Australia's top information technology decision-makers have a
limited understanding of open source and very low awareness of open
source products other than Linux..."