IT Management Linux News for Sep 29, 2005
LinuxWorld Australia: Vista's Licensing Speeds NSW Govt Move to Linux Desktops (Sep 29, 2005, 23:30)
"The NSW Office of State Revenue (OSR) is taking a tough stance
against Microsoft's decision to make an enterprise edition of
Windows Vista only available to companies that have signed on to
its Software Assurance program..."
ZDNet Asia: Call for M'sian Govt to Rethink Open Source Policy (Sep 29, 2005, 22:00)
"A heated controversy surrounding the government's procurement
policy has surfaced in the country, as some industry players voice
dissatisfaction over a preference-based procurement policy that
leans toward open source..."
LinuxPlanet: What's Holding Up Linux on Wall Street? (Sep 29, 2005, 20:30)
"Although the financial services industry has adopted Linux more
slowly than first expected, Linux is now starting to hold more
sway, even if often from behind the scenes..."
PC Pro: NEC, Mandriva Develop Corporate Linux (Sep 29, 2005, 19:00)
"French Linux builder Mandriva and NEC computers have announced
a joint initiative to develop customised Linux solutions for the
corporate and public sectors..."
CNET News: Red Hat Beats Estimates, Raises Guidance (Sep 29, 2005, 16:00)
"Linux seller Red Hat reported on Wednesday that it had outpaced
analysts' revenue and profit expectations for its most recent
quarter, suggesting they raise future financial projections and
boasting of gains against competitors..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Open Source Start-Up Updates its ERP Suite for SMBs (Sep 29, 2005, 12:15)
"Thinking small--small business, that is--Tiny ERP is taking a
small and midsized business-friendly approach to enterprise
resource planning (ERP) software..."
SearchEnterprise Linux: Linux Gains Clarity with Red Hat and CA (Sep 29, 2005, 10:45)
"It has been a strong couple of months for Clarity--CA's
flagship IT governance offering--which saw record growth last month
and this week gained Red Hat interoperability..."
NewsFactor: Greatest Tech Flip-Flops in Recent History (Sep 29, 2005, 04:00)
"According to experts, the Mozilla Foundation's announcement on
Aug. 3 regarding the creation of the Mozilla Corporation, a taxable
for-profit subsidiary, is a bit different..."