IT Management Linux News for Aug 19, 2004
Business 2.0: Steal My Business Model (Aug 19, 2004, 22:45)
"If open-source software is supposed to be free, how the heck
does anyone selling it make any money...?"
LinuxInsider: The Business Case for Desktop Linux (Aug 19, 2004, 21:15)
"In January of this year, Eddie Bleasdale, a systems integrator
based in Surrey, England, formed the Incubator Club, an informal
group of IT managers who meet regularly to discuss their
experiences with Linux and open source migrations..."
internetnews.com: How Redmond Won Newham (Aug 19, 2004, 18:15)
"But while Redmond touts total cost of ownership studies (TCO),
an open source consultant says the numbers don't add up..."
Globe and Mail: European Banks Embrace the Linux System (Aug 19, 2004, 16:00)
"As Canadian banks cautiously evaluate Linux, several
counterparts in Europe are forging ahead with projects that embrace
the open-source operating system..."
eWeek: Australian City Agency Switches to Sun's StarOffice (Aug 19, 2004, 14:30)
"This time, the Australian government of New South Wales will
migrate 1,500 of its users in the Roads and Traffic Authority from
Microsoft Outlook to Sun's StarOffice productivity suite and
LinuxWorld Australia: Open Source CRM: For Anyone with a Sweet Tooth for Commercial-Grade CRM (Aug 19, 2004, 13:00)
"SugarCRM has just released its commercial-grade customer
relationship management (CRM) tool Sugar.Sales 1.1..."
Computerworld Australia: What Red Hat Global File System Could Offer You (Aug 19, 2004, 10:00)
"We have been reporting on high performance file systems for the
past few weeks, which quite naturally led us to look at Linux
clustering files systems..."
eWeek: Lindows Backs Out of IPO (Aug 19, 2004, 01:45)
"Lindows announced Wednesday that it has postponed a previously
announced IPO (initial public offering) of its common stock due to
adverse market conditions..." (This was noted on LT late last week,
but they waited until today to announce.)