IT Management Linux News for Feb 16, 2007
SearchOpenSource: LinuxWorld: Product Potpourri (Feb 16, 2007, 22:45)
"Several vendors took advantage of the limelight cast by the
LinuxWorld Open Solutions Summit this week to announce a series of
products and services..."
ComputerWorld: Red Hat CTO: Oracle Pricing Moves a Non-Issue (Feb 16, 2007, 21:15)
"Red Hat Inc. has scheduled a March release for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5, the latest version of its open-source operating
system, while it tries to fend off new competitive threats from
Oracle Corp. and the Microsoft Corp.-Novell Inc.
Builder AU: Novell: OpenOffice is Key (Feb 16, 2007, 20:30)
"The popularity of OpenOffice, the open source productivity
suite, will be key to the financial success of Novell..."
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internetnews.com: Ballmer: 'We Don't Like Being Number Three' (Feb 16, 2007, 19:00)
"But he said that he was more worried about being blindsided by
a new business model than any one company in particular..."
Time Magazine: Getting Rich Off Those Who Work for Free (Feb 16, 2007, 17:30)
"It might seem very odd to look to a long-dead Russian anarchist
for business advice. But Peter Kropotkin's big idea--that there are
important human motivations beyond what he called 'reckless
individualism'--is very relevant these days..."
LinuxWorld: Reports: Open Source Gathers Steam (Feb 16, 2007, 14:30)
"Separate reports from The 451 Group and Evans Data this week
confirm what seems obvious: open source software is impacting
commercial software companies and continues to gain adoption
SiliconRepublic: EBS Chooses Linux for IT Consolidation Project (Feb 16, 2007, 10:45)
"EBS Building Society has chosen Linux as part of a major
project that will see many of its servers consolidated to run on a
ComputerWorld: Has Open-Source Lost Its Halo? (Feb 16, 2007, 01:00)
"Is open-source still a grassroots social movement made up of
idealistic underdogs trying to revolutionize an amoral industry? Or
has it become a cloak used by IT vendors large and small to
disguise ruthless and self-serving behavior...?"
SearchOpenSource: LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit: Reporter's Notebook, Day One (Feb 16, 2007, 00:15)
LinuxWorld Open Solutions Summit: "Allow me to
channel Denzel Washington from Training Day for a moment: New York
City blizzards ain't got nothing on me. Well, at least when it
comes to conference coverage..."