IT Management Linux News for Jan 22, 2007
InfoWorld: Seven Ways Solaris Can Beat Linux (Jan 22, 2007, 22:00)
"Solaris has been open source for two years now, and Sun is
slowly but surely moving its entire software portfolio to an open
source model. And yet, all the momentum still seems to be behind
Computerworld New Zealand: Open-Source Database Elected to Update Kiwi Voters (Jan 22, 2007, 21:15)
"Data security is essential as the electoral roll stores
sensitive information, says open-source consulting firm..."
ComputerBusinessReview: Wall Street Analyst Tips Red Hat (Jan 22, 2007, 18:15)
"Red Hat stock shares were up 3.5% to $21.69 in trading on the
NYSE after a CIBC analyst upgraded the stock..."
LinuxInsider: GroundWork VP Barbagallo: Open Source Taking On the Big Four (Jan 22, 2007, 16:45)
"The Big Four providers of network monitoring and management
tools have fined-tuned their products to cater to large
corporations. What about small businesses that often find the tools
bloated with unnecessary features...?"
EFYTimes: Even Microsoft Can't Compete With Linux Forever (Jan 22, 2007, 16:00)
"Here is an exclusive interview of Jim Zemlin, executive
director of Free Standards Group [now the Linux Foundation]..."
ComputerBusinessReview: Novell Says Desktop Linux Costs 10% of Microsoft's Vista (Jan 22, 2007, 14:30)
"The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company's competitive guide
compares SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop with Windows Vista and
claims that the Linux product provides 90% of Vista's functionality
and 10% of the price..."
SearchOracle: Oracle Swipes at Red Hat with New Linux Management Pack (Jan 22, 2007, 13:45)
"Oracle customers taking part in the company's recently-unveiled
Linux support program now have the option of deploying a new Linux
management package at no additional cost..."
ConsortiumInfo: Joining Forces: OSDL and the Free Standards Group Will Become The Linux Foundation (Jan 22, 2007, 13:00)
"The result of this consolidation will be to dedicate the
resources of the combined membership to 'accelerate the growth of
Linux by providing a comprehensive set of services to compete
effectively with closed platforms...'"