IT Management Linux News for Apr 27, 2004
eWeek: Xandros Opens Beta Test for Linux Desktop Deployment Tool (Apr 27, 2004, 19:45)
"As part of its recent move into the business desktop arena,
Linux desktop distributor Xandros Inc. is launching an enterprise
beta trial for its Xandros Desktop Management Server..."
InfoWorld: JBoss Ponders Open Source ESB (Apr 27, 2004, 16:30)
"JBoss may offer an ESB under an open source format, with
third-party software vendors able to offer ancillary products to
boost the functionality of the ESB..."
internetnews.com: IBM's SMB Services Light on Linux (Apr 27, 2004, 15:00)
"IBM has rolled out a new on-demand initiative geared at
providing desktop level support to small and medium sized
businesses and geared for a Windows environment..."
eWeek: Sun Pins 'Proprietary' Label on Red Hat (Apr 27, 2004, 14:00)
"A surprising breach appeared to open between leading Unix and
Linux companies on Monday as Sun Microsystems' chief executive
called Red Hat 'a proprietary Linux distribution...'"
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Thinning Down the Linux desktop (Apr 27, 2004, 11:30)
Desktop Linux Summit: "While many Linux vendors
focus on creating fancy, full-featured desktops to compete with
Windows, some experts assert that a better approach for companies
is to think thin..."
Hi Pakistan: 4,000 to be Trained in Open Source Software (Apr 27, 2004, 10:00)
"The information technology ministry has launched a pilot
project worth Rs37 million to train 4,000 government servants in
open source software..."
IDG.sg: Consolidation to Windows Won't Happen (Apr 27, 2004, 07:00)
"Microsoft currently has around 90 percent share of the client
operating system market with Windows but this will fall to 58
percent by 2007 as new devices increasingly appear..."
NewsForge: Thoughts About Linspire's Approach (Apr 27, 2004, 03:15)
"...[Recent Linspire events and releases] inspired me to have a
closer look at my own feelings about the three applications,
Linspire CEO Michael Robertson's person, and his aggressive way of
selling his product..."