IT Management Linux News for Nov 17, 2004
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Configuration Key in IBM's Linux Server Pricing Claims (Nov 17, 2004, 21:15)
"IBM's claims that its new OpenPower 720 Linux server is priced
and performs better than any of Hewlett-Packard's and Sun
Microsystems Inc.'s x86 servers has been put to the test..."
The Channel Insider: Sun Signs Up Versora to Push Java, Linux Systems (Nov 17, 2004, 20:00)
"While Sun may have made its peace with Microsoft Corp., Versora
CEO Mike Sheffey still sees Microsoft as its No. 1 target..."
vnunet: Novell Takes on Windows (Nov 17, 2004, 19:00)
"Novell has boasted that its newly released Linux Desktop 9
operating system (OS) will threaten Microsoft Windows on corporate
desktops, but channel players disagree..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linspire CEO: Linux to Yank Cloth From MS Table, Part 1 (Nov 17, 2004, 18:15)
"In part one of this interview, Robertson describes how Linux
will win the price war with Microsoft and foster user-centric
Yeald: Sun Will Shine Again and Leave Linux In Its Shade (Nov 17, 2004, 17:30)
"Not many open source aficionados will realize the impact, but
by making Solaris 10 free and capable of operating on any kind of
hardware, Sun is making a coup in the server market..." Er,
since when does a sun cast its own shadow?
Silicon.com: CollabNet: Bringing Open Source to the Rest of Us (Nov 17, 2004, 13:00)
"While allegiance to either open-source or proprietary software
is still so often a religious debate, CollabNet serves as an
example of a company that's benefiting from embracing the best of
LinuxElectrons: Executives Should Open Minds to Open Source Development Techniques (Nov 17, 2004, 03:15)
"As a result, many enterprises are failing to capitalize on the
benefits of Open Source development processes and
CIO Today: Will Firefox Ignite Enterprises? (Nov 17, 2004, 01:45)
"But will it get a warm reception in the enterprise arena?
Probably not, predicts Yankee Group senior analyst Jim
Groklaw: Love Finds a Way?--Microsoft Invests in Vintela (Nov 17, 2004, 00:15)
"Vintela is a privately held corporation, I hear, so I guess
that means we'll never know where that money goes or doesn't