IT Management Linux News for Sep 30, 2004
CNET News: Upgrades, HR Costs Squeeze British Tech Budgets (Sep 30, 2004, 20:30)
"Windows upgrades and IT staffing costs remain the biggest
drains on British corporate IT budgets..."
InfoWorld: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 to Support Indian Languages (Sep 30, 2004, 19:00)
"Red Hat Inc.'s Enterprise Linux 4 products, scheduled for
release early next year, will support five Indian languages,
reflecting the growing importance of the Indian market..."
CIO Update: UNIX vs. Linux: A Vendor's Perspective (Sep 30, 2004, 17:30)
"A UNIX to Linux migration is a tricky question without a
definitive answer... even from the vendors promoting both..."
CNET News: Satan's Little Helper Drinks Diet Coke (Sep 30, 2004, 17:00)
"Michael Robertson--founder of MP3.com, Linspire and SIPphone,
which specializes in Internet telephony--has been embroiled in a
lot of controversies..."
BusinessWire: Red Hat Announces Stock Repurchase Program (Sep 30, 2004, 16:30)
"Red Hat, Inc... today announced that its Board of Directors has
authorized the repurchase of up to $100 million of the Company's
ZDNet UK: Desktop Linux: Novell Making Slow Progress (Sep 30, 2004, 15:15)
"Less than 30 percent of internal users have migrated to a Linux
desktop since March, Novell has admitted..."
Venezuelanalysis: Chavez Announces that Venezuelan State Will Switch to "Free Software" (Sep 30, 2004, 13:45)
"President Chavez announced yesterday that 'we are working on a
decree to establish in Venezuela, in an official and obligatory
manner, the support and adoption of free software in the public
CNET News: Red Hat Acquires AOL's Netscape Server Software (Sep 30, 2004, 13:00)
"In a move to add more open-source arrows to its quiver, Linux
seller Red Hat has acquired the Netscape server software products
of AOL Time Warner, the companies plan to announce Thursday..."
The Register: Red Hat Hates Money, Which Makes It Better than Sun (Sep 30, 2004, 00:15)
"The reaction to our story on the failings of Red Hat's Michael
Tiemann's blog attack against Sun's President Jonathan Schwartz was
as to be expected..."