IT Management Linux News for Feb 18, 2005
LinuxPlanet: Unisys, SAP Linux Pact Expected Next Week (Feb 18, 2005, 22:45)
"The announcement of a Linux deal between Unisys and SAP,
originally slated for this week's LinuxWorld, has now been
rescheduled to next week, LinuxPlanet has been told. Meanwhile,
Unisys is forging ahead with its growing commitment to enterprise
Boston Herald: LinuxWorld's Wrap Opens Speculation (Feb 18, 2005, 22:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "LinuxWorld wrapped up its
first show in Boston yesterday amid predictions that the young
open-source software industry may get hit by a wave of
consolidations before next year's expo..."
Wall Steet, Community React to SCO's "Death Spiral" (Feb 18, 2005, 19:00)
From The Motley Fool to the crowds at LinuxWorld, lots o' people
have something to say about SCO's financial woes.
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Review: RHEL 4 Delivers Strong Features, Few Thrills (Feb 18, 2005, 13:00)
"With this conservative product, Red Hat steps up as a
full-fledged Linux 2.6 provider. I just wish they'd stepped a
eWeek: Open-Source Building Blocks Available (Feb 18, 2005, 07:00)
"Sophisticated CRM (customer relationship management) suites are
among the highlights of what we might call the open-source WMDs
(warehouses of modular development)..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld: Lingering Patent Threats Worry Open Source Experts (Feb 18, 2005, 04:00)
LinuxWorld Expo: "But there's an undercurrent
of worry that software patents and licensing could, in the near
future, be used to inhibit open source development or cause Linux
LinuxPR: Chadwick Martin Bailey, InfoWorld Media Group and IDG Global Solutions (Feb 18, 2005, 02:30)
The survey, 'Linux and the Brands That Deliver...' identifies
critical brand success factors, Linux vendor category leaders, as
well current and future Linux adoption trends..."
ABC News: One-on-One with Bill Gates (Feb 18, 2005, 01:45)
"Microsoft Chairman Talks to Peter Jennings About Innovation,