IT Management Linux News for Dec 14, 2004
Silicon.com: Newham's Tough Choices (Dec 14, 2004, 22:45)
"Getting public sector IT right is much bigger issue than one
vendor or philosophy..."
Builder AU: Making an Open Source Living, Part 2 (Dec 14, 2004, 21:15)
"Steven Noels, a Belgian consultant and member of the Apache
Software Foundation claims running a business based on open source
software is possible..."
internetnews.com: IBM, NYSE Team for Reliable Trades (Dec 14, 2004, 20:30)
"The broad technology agreement, rumored for two weeks, was
unveiled by Willy Chiu, IBM's vice president of high performance on
demand solutions, and NYSE CTO Roger Burkhardt Tuesday..."
NewsForge: OpenCountry Launches Edge Management Software (Dec 14, 2004, 19:00)
"Though you can argue about the validity of the survey's
results, no one can deny that Linux would be a more attractive
solution if it were cheaper and easier to support..."
New York Times/CNET News: IBM Sought a China Partnership, Not Just a Sale (Dec 14, 2004, 17:30)
"In July 2003, Sam Palmisano, the chief executive of IBM,
traveled to Beijing to explore the sale of the company's personal
MicroScope: City Firms Take Cautious Steps to Linux (Dec 14, 2004, 15:15)
"Of those responding to the survey, more than half said they
were deploying Linux and open source software..."
internetnews.com: More Open Source for Sun in 2005 (Dec 14, 2004, 14:30)
"Sun Microsystems is planning to open source more than just its
Solaris operating system in the coming year, executives said
iTWeb: Governments Opt for Open Source (Dec 14, 2004, 13:00)
"Sun Microsystems says there is growing interest among
governments around the world in deploying open source software,
particularly in Europe where the European Union has legislated that
file formats must be open and interoperable..."
Computerworld Australia: De Bortoli Wines Gets a Taste of Linux (Dec 14, 2004, 07:45)
"De Bortoli Wines is staging a nationwide rollout of Linux
terminal replacements and plans to move over to new Linux desktops
by the end of 2005..."