IT Management Linux News for Apr 12, 2006
CRN: Red Hat Ramps Up Channel Efforts (Apr 12, 2006, 21:00)
"Red Hat's indirect channel now accounts for more than 60
percent of company sales and its partner force is growing,
executives said Tuesday..."
InformationWeek: Red Hat's JBoss Acquisition Could Create A New Open-Source Powerhouse (Apr 12, 2006, 19:30)
"But JBoss hasn't favored Linux over Windows, and Red Hat faces
a cultural challenge in merging the startup into its corporate
CNET News: Newsmaker: The Business of Linux in China (Apr 12, 2006, 18:30)
"At LinuxWorld in Boston last week, a Chinese
government-sponsored organization enthusiastically handed out bags
emblazoned with 'Beijing: Asia's Linux Capital...'"
LinuxWorld Australia: Red Hat Deal is Bad News for ObjectWeb, Analysts Say (Apr 12, 2006, 16:30)
"Red Hat's planned acquisition of JBoss has raised questions
about the future of the Jonas application server, the best-known
project to emerge from Europe's ObjectWeb open-source software
E-Commerce Times: Linux Looking Like the Enterprise Way to Go (Apr 12, 2006, 15:45)
"The open sourceLinux operating system operating system is
making steady inroads into the world's application servers, where
it's supplanting Unix and Windows as the environment of
internetnews.com: 'Red Boss': Day 2 (Apr 12, 2006, 14:30)
"Fleury defended his company's decision to be bought by Red Hat,
and argued that it is not an 'exit' strategy..."
CNET News: Open-Source Database Ingres Targets Software Firms (Apr 12, 2006, 13:30)
"Database company Ingres is creating a package of its namesake
open-source database and a version of Linux, a combination it hopes
will appeal to hosted application providers..."
Linux Journal: LinuxWorld Boston 2006 Wrap-Up (Apr 12, 2006, 12:00)
"In some ways, it was difficult to get a sense of the size of
the crowd, because the facility is so big--attendees were spread
far and wide..."