IT Management Linux News for Apr 19, 2005
Enterprise Linux IT: Veracity Offers Help With Linux (Apr 19, 2005, 23:00)
"Veracity Networks, Inc., a two-year-old, information-technology
firm, has formed a subsidiary exclusively dedicated to Linux
CFO: The Economics of Sharing (Apr 19, 2005, 22:30)
"By now, most people who use computers have heard of the 'open
source' movement, even if they are not sure what it is..."
vnunet: Linspire Slams Microsoft 'Bully' (Apr 19, 2005, 22:00)
"The chief executive of open source operating system vendor
Linspire has vowed to fight any future attempts by Microsoft to
hold back Linux..."
internetnews.com: Novell: Linux Is an Innovation Driver (Apr 19, 2005, 21:30)
LinuxWorld Canada: "Linux and open source
technologies are more than just clones of existing
applications--they drive innovation, the chief Linux czar for
Novell said today..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Experts: Linux Desktop Growth Steady and Unstoppable (Apr 19, 2005, 20:30)
"...Slow and steady wins the race. That moral might not always
hold true in today's fast-paced business world, but for Linux
desktop adoption, it may prove just the ticket..."
ZDNet Australia: Favour Us Over Proprietary Software: OSS Advocates (Apr 19, 2005, 19:45)
"Federal politicians should dump their policy of procurement
neutrality and actively encourage agencies to adopt open source
software, OSS supporters claim..."
InfoWorld: An Open Source BI Partnership-to-Be? (Apr 19, 2005, 19:00)
"Although it appeared that neither of you knew about the other
last week, both of your companies announced themselves this
morning, along with open source BI tools..."
ZDNet Australia: Feds Stomp on Red Hat (Apr 19, 2005, 15:30)
"A senior federal official has rebuked Linux vendor Red Hat over
its criticism of the government's open-source software (OSS) takeup
rate, arguing a measured approach may be 'the right thing to
NewsForge: LWCE Toronto: Day 1 (Apr 19, 2005, 15:00)
LinuxWorld Canada: "The first day of Toronto's
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo was made up of a pair of 3-hour long
tutorial sessions on various networking and Linux related
LinuxInsider: Firefox Converting Consumers but Are Enterprises Next? (Apr 19, 2005, 13:00)
"Jupiter Research analyst Joe Wilcox said Firefox has a major
hurdle to overcome in the enterprise: risk aversion..."
ExpressComputer: Linux Spreads Its Wings (Apr 19, 2005, 11:30)
"Derided as a passing fad in its early years, Linux has since
grown at such a pace that technology giants like IBM and Oracle are
endorsing it, and Microsoft has had to sit up and take
Tech Central Station: Open Source, Mugged by Reality? (Apr 19, 2005, 04:00)
"Once a bastion for socialist thinking, the open source (OS)
community is finally coming of age..."
ZDNet: Framing the Discussion: Linux vs. Microsoft (Apr 19, 2005, 01:00)
"Microsoft knows that it's unlikely that the majority of IT
professionals will take the results at face value, once they learn
that a study has been sponsored by the vendor..."
TechNewsWorld: How Linux Saved Microsoft (Apr 19, 2005, 00:15)
"As I look at how Microsoft is changing to address the Linux
threat, one that may actually turn out to be no more real then
Netscape's was, I can't help but see how Microsoft has dramatically
benefited from it..."