IT Management Linux News for Jun 06, 2005
CNET News: Intel, Red Hat, SAP Invest in Black Duck (Jun 06, 2005, 20:30)
"Intel, Red Hat and SAP have joined several venture capital
firms to give Black Duck Software $12 million in a second round of
LinuxInsider: Integrating Open Source into IT Systems (Jun 06, 2005, 17:30)
"IT managers in the first two camps are accustomed to the
'all-or-nothing strategy' that their CTOs live and die by. But what
about the hybrid camp...?"
internetnews.com: David Patrick, Open Source Platforms, Novell (Jun 06, 2005, 16:45)
"Since acquiring Ximian and SUSE Linux, Novell has jumped into
the Linux ecosystem with both feet. And as goes Linux' fortune, so
goes Novell's..." [Link repaired. ed.]
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Major Breakthrough in Linux Technology (Jun 06, 2005, 16:00)
"Initially misunderstood, FreeNX is starting to building
Yahoo!/TechWeb: Linux Adoption Stalls, Study Says (Jun 06, 2005, 14:30)
"Linux adoption may be 'hitting a wall,' as use of the
open-source operating system fell over a nine-month period, a
quarterly survey of companies shows..."
eWeek: Community Debates Microsoft's Open-Source Agenda (Jun 06, 2005, 13:45)
"Analysts and insiders--including Linus Torvalds--say they think
that Microsoft's move to start a dialogue with the open-source
community shows that the company is recognizing that open source
has real, lasting value..."
BBC: Brazil Adopts Open-Source Software (Jun 06, 2005, 13:00)
"But there's one big difference. The word 'Microsoft' is nowhere
NewsForge: Microsoft Partner Points Out FOSS Opportunity (Jun 06, 2005, 10:00)
"This means these companies offer a huge potential market for
FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) vendors and service
Tectonic: tuXlab to Install 100th School Linux-lab, Plans for Next 100 (Jun 06, 2005, 08:30)
"Volunteers of the Schools Linux User Group (SLUG will this
weekend roll out the 100th Linux-based school laboratory at the
Hidayatul Islam Primary School in the Western Cape..."