IT Management Linux News for Jun 28, 2005
ZDNet UK: Red Hat Expands European Skills Training (Jun 28, 2005, 21:15)
"The Linux firm is fighting the claim that there are few open
source training programmes..."
China Daily: High Costs Mean Low Uptake for Linux (Jun 28, 2005, 16:45)
China makes Linux moves, out come the analysts: "New
research has found the free-source Linux software incurs higher
total ownership costs (TCO) for users than the rival operating
system Windows platform..."
Guardian: Open Source Software Gets Bureaucratic Backing (Jun 28, 2005, 16:00)
"The use of open source software on public sector IT networks
was today endorsed by a report from the parliamentary office of
PR: Novell Announces Groupwise 7 Open Beta (Jun 28, 2005, 16:00)
Collaborative platform includes bundled SUSE Linux Enterprise
Server. Press release within.
internetnews.com: Sun and IBM Come to Terms (Jun 28, 2005, 14:30)
JavaOne: "Sun Microsystems and IBM put aside
their differences over open source and extended their technology
agreement for another 10 years..."
Contractor UK: India's New PC Dubbed 'World's Cheapest' (Jun 28, 2005, 13:00)
"A new paperback-sized PC running open-source software is making
a bid to become one of the world's cheapest computers at just
ONLamp: Open Source Support Services: An Interview with Kim Polese (Jun 28, 2005, 11:30)
"Kim Polese is a veteran of several key development projects and
startups. At Sun Microsystems she was involved in the Oak project
which eventually became the Java language..."
The Sunday Herald/LinuxInsider: Tiny Scot Gnaws at Microsoft's Heels (Jun 28, 2005, 10:00)
"In the face of tough competition, tiny Scottish firm Osprey
Solutions has come up with an alternative to the standard Microsoft