IT Management Linux News for Feb 16, 2006
SearchOpenSource: Kusnetsky: IT Shops' Needs Drive Open-Xchange's New Outlook (Feb 16, 2006, 22:00)
"In this interview, Kusnetsky connects the dots between the
Open-Xchange Server updates and corporate IT strategies..."
eWeek: Red Hat Beefs Up Enterprise Linux Desktop Security (Feb 16, 2006, 19:30)
"Red Hat, which launched the 'Security in a Networked World'
initiative for Linux/open-source security last August, announced
plans to fortify its enterprise desktop Linux platform..."
SearchOpenSource: Terpstra: Don't Choose or Pitch Linux, Open Source Just for Cost Savings (Feb 16, 2006, 18:30)
"IT organizations want more than cost savings from Linux and
open source software. They want value..."
ZDNet Asia: Open Source: The Newest Competitive Tool (Feb 16, 2006, 17:00)
"A few years ago, releasing once-secret source code to the
public would have been a highly unusual first move for a company
with a newly acquired software product line..."
eWeek: Novell's New CTO Says Linux Desktop Is Ripe for Adoption (Feb 16, 2006, 16:30)
"Novell's new CTO Jeff Jaffe is very bullish on the outlook for
the Linux desktop going forward, saying he believes it is on the
cusp of a significant adoption wave..."
Computer Business Review: Newer Open Source Software Doomed in Enterprise Says SAP (Feb 16, 2006, 16:00)
"As CIOs look to consolidate their IT operations, relatively
immature open source software has little chance of surviving in the
Computer Business Review: Microsoft Denies SugarCRM Dilutes Dynamics (Feb 16, 2006, 15:00)
"The Microsoft Business Solutions division brushed aside
concerns that the technical alliance with open source CRM player
SugarCRM will dilute its own CRM activities..."
NewsForge: Oracle's Open Source Buying Spree (Feb 16, 2006, 14:30)
"Oracle has been on a buying spree recently, and if the rumors
are true it's not quite finished yet..."