IT Management Linux News for May 24, 2005
PR: Spanish Administration Seeks Technology Neutrality (May 24, 2005, 19:45)
A press release details Spain's Ministry of Public
Administation's self-examination of it's IT structure. The verdict:
way too much Microsoft.
SearchEnterpriseLinux: IBM, Gluecode Deal Seen as Boon to SMB Developers (May 24, 2005, 19:00)
"Analysts say IBM's purchase of Gluecode Software is proof that
Big Blue is taking its open source strategy into a new phase and
seeking to better define the value of open source by filling in
blank spots among tools and applications..."
InfoWorld: Agassi: For and Against Open Source (May 24, 2005, 18:15)
"While one software visionary wonders how to get young people
interested in developing dry business application software, another
may have the solution: open source..."
ChannelNewsAsia: Linux to the Fore as More Govts Push for Open-Source Technologies (May 24, 2005, 16:45)
"The open source movement has been steadily gaining ground over
the past years. And it's not just enterprises that are showing
interest in open-source technologies such as Linux..."
The Heartland Insititute: Minnesota Botches IT Bill (May 24, 2005, 16:00)
"Botching," it seems, is in the eye of the beholder:
"Caught up in the fervor over open-source software and believing
open-source alternatives save money, Minnesota wants to encourage
the use of royalty-free operating systems such as Linux..."
ZDNet: Money, And The Other 99 Schools (May 24, 2005, 01:00)
"Officially it's called Victoria Day, but in reality it's Yard
Work Day... Overall, it's unhappily reminiscent of one of the
biggest threats facing open source today..."
CXOtoday: The Penguin Replies And How! (May 24, 2005, 00:15)
"In response to the recent Rob Enderele interview , Con Zymaris
CEO of Cybersource Pty. Ltd. clears the air on the much-debated,
highly publicised 'Microsoft vs Linux' war..."