IT Management Linux News for Mar 31, 2005
eWeek: Linux Breaks Through to the Mainstream, Panelists Say (Mar 31, 2005, 15:15)
"Analysts explored the expansion of Linux into the enterprise in
a panel discussion Wednesday as part of Ziff Davis Media's
Enterprise Solutions virtual tradeshow..."
The Register: Deutsche Bahn Dumps Intel, Pumps SUSE onto IBM Mainframe (Mar 31, 2005, 14:30)
"Deutsche Bahn, Europe's biggest railway, is junking 300 Intel
servers in favour of an IBM mainframe. But its OS of choice, SUSE
LINUX Enterprise Server, has profited from the cull..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: SMB Space Could be a Win for Novell (Mar 31, 2005, 13:00)
"Even after a much debated report on NetWare migration was
issued by Boston-based Yankee Group, Novell continued to push Linux
on all fronts, specifically its Linux Small Business Suite
Bangkok Post: The Case for Open Source Software (Mar 31, 2005, 11:30)
"Software agency sees a bigger role for open source software
among public sector organisations..."
NewsForge: Evidence that Python is Advancing Into the Enterprise (Mar 31, 2005, 10:00)
"So what was the bottom line from the PyCON 2005 conference,
held here last week? Python is an open-source technology whose use
in enterprise IT operations will only grow for the foreseeable
DesktopLinux: The Role of WINE in Linux Desktop Enterprise Migration Strategies (Mar 31, 2005, 08:30)
"Technologies that allow the reuse of Windows applications, and
Wine in particular, are a key component to such migrations..."
Schwartz: Scare Tactics in the World of Open Source (Mar 31, 2005, 01:00)
"In my view, the economics of free and open source software are
identical to the economics of free search, TV, radio, checking
accounts or mobile phones--the money's not in the access to the
product, it's in the services and value delivered around the