IT Management Linux News for Dec 05, 2005
The National Business Review: Government Adopts Plone OSS Content Management System (Dec 05, 2005, 21:00)
"The State Services Commission is championing an open source
solution for content management needs in state agencies..."
The GNOME Journal: Macedonia Deploys 5,000 GNOME in Public Schools (Dec 05, 2005, 20:00)
"When the Republic of Macedonia decided to deploy Linux in 468
schools and 182 computer labs nationwide, they chose GNOME on an
internetnews.com: JBoss Buys Arjuna Transaction Suite (Dec 05, 2005, 18:00)
"Professional open source vendor JBoss continues its climb up
the middlware stack with the purchase of a distributed transaction
manager critical for mission-critical Web services
AP/SiliconValley: Microsoft's Bill Gates to Visit India (Dec 05, 2005, 17:00)
"When Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates begins a four-day
visit to India on Tuesday, he'll see a country moving increasingly
toward open source operating systems..."
ZDNet: IBM to Support OpenDocument Early Next Year (Dec 05, 2005, 16:00)
"IBM plans to support early next year the OpenDocument standard
in its desktop software, a product the company intends to market
aggressively in developing countries..."
FSF France: French Government Lobbied to Ban Free Software (Dec 05, 2005, 14:30)
"It appears that publishing Free Software giving access to
culture is about to become a counterfeiting criminal
MSNBC/Newsweek: The Big Blue Yonder (Dec 05, 2005, 13:45)
"By giving away hundreds of its patents, IBM has turned a
philosophical movement into a tangible business strategy. The
company with the most to lose is Microsoft..."
CIO: Is Open Source Really Just as Good?, Part II (Dec 05, 2005, 01:00)
"...[W]hen companies like IBM, HP, Novell, Dell and even Sun are
driving the adoption, deployment and support of various parts of
the LAMP stack in the enterprise, it's safe to say that the
ecosystem for many open source projects is thriving..."