IT Management Linux News for Feb 20, 2007
Techworld: Is Red Hat Doing Enough For its Customers? (Feb 20, 2007, 19:30)
"Is Red Hat doing enough to reassure its customers that it
remains focused on what it does and can stay ahead of its growing
number of competitors...?"
IT Week: Open Source Integration Remains 'Elusive' (Feb 20, 2007, 19:00)
"Organisations such as the newly formed Open Solutions Alliance
face considerable challenges in their efforts to promote the
improved integration of open source business systems, experts have
Update: Computer Business Review: Take Microsoft's Linux Money, Says Red Hat (Feb 20, 2007, 18:45)
"Red Hat Inc's CEO has said the company is encouraging customers
to adopt Microsoft Corp's offer of support vouchers for Novell's
Inc's rival Linux operating system in order to get the issue over
with..." [Microsoft responds to Szulik's comments.
Computer Business Review: 'Open Source Not Free' After Microsoft-Novell Deal (Feb 20, 2007, 17:30)
"Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer risked fanning the
flames of controversy again last week, when he frankly told
analysts that the company's relationship with Novell Inc was more
about intellectual property than it was about revenue..."
SearchOpenSource: Migrating to Novell's SUSE Linux: Lessons Learned in a Successful Project (Feb 20, 2007, 16:30)
"Interoperability poses problems for most IT managers during
migrations to or from Linux..."
internetnews.com: How Novell Saved Millions With Open Source (Feb 20, 2007, 13:30)
"How much money can a large enterprise save by migrating to open
source from proprietary? In Novell's case, it's millions of
ZDNet UK: Cuba to Migrate to Open Source (Feb 20, 2007, 02:30)
"The Cuban government is to migrate thousands of its computers
to open-source software, in a move that distances the communist
nation from US-based Microsoft..."
Microsoft and Red Hat--Will They or Won't They? (Feb 20, 2007, 01:45)
vnunet has a story about a potential alliance between Microsoft
and Red Hat. Problem is, according to a ZDNet piece, Red Hat's in
denial. Both stories within.