IT Management Linux News for Feb 24, 2005
Tom's Hardware Guide: Mozilla Chairman Mitch Kapor Speaks Out (Feb 24, 2005, 22:00)
"I had a chance to catch up with Mitch Kapor last week. Kapor is
one of the founding lights of the modern PC software
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Golden's Rules: Linux Scales Up in 2005 with New Products, Converts (Feb 24, 2005, 20:30)
"This year promises to be very good to CIOs and IT directors
seeking an easier migration path to enterprise Linux and less
Computerworld: With Fedora, Red Hat Re-Creates its Lost Community (Feb 24, 2005, 18:15)
"With the open-source Fedora project, Red Hat Inc. is aiming to
rebuild its links to the open-source community and regain that
community's input for its innovation process..."
Computing: Linux Cuts Costs for Finance Firm (Feb 24, 2005, 15:15)
"City firm Close Premium Finance has migrated its main
transactional systems to Linux-based commodity hardware, cutting
£100,000 a year from its IT costs..."
PR: Linux Companies Mandrakesoft and Conectiva Announce Definitive Merger Agreement (Feb 24, 2005, 14:30)
Breaking News: "Mandrakesoft, the number one
European Linux company, today announced a definitive agreement to
acquire Conectiva, the number one Linux company in Brazil and Latin
America..." Press release within.
CNET News: IBM Extends Lead in Server Market (Feb 24, 2005, 13:45)
"IBM continued to march ahead of rivals in 2004 in server sales,
a key market in the computing industry, making gains in models
using x86 chips and the Unix operating system..."
eWeek: LinuxWorld Laughs (Feb 24, 2005, 02:30)
"'Change is good,' proclaimed the banner above the
Hewlett-Packard booth at LinuxWorld in Beantown. In the wake of
Carly Fiorina's ouster from HP, the bouncy slogan wreaked of
Government Computer News: Ready for a Windows-free Desktop? (Feb 24, 2005, 01:00)
"As alternative operating systems mature, one stands out as the
best of the bunch..."
NewsFactor: The Firefox Enterprise Challenge (Feb 24, 2005, 00:15)
"With over 23 million downloads and a healthy growth rate, it
seems that Firefox is becoming the little browser that could take a
big bite into Internet Explorer's market dominance..."