IT Management Linux News for Feb 27, 2007
LinuxPlanet: Openbravo's ERP Draws International Cheers (Feb 27, 2007, 20:30)
"With open-source ERP deployments now starting to take more
hold, Spanish-based Openbravo is quickly gaining international
penetration, garnering as many as 20,000 downloads a month of its
Web-based software from all over the world..."
ZDNet Australia: Despite Open-Source Ideology, QUT Embraces Microsoft Integration (Feb 27, 2007, 18:15)
"That's a major change from the open-source approach currently
favoured by many academics, but Keys says that despite years of
progress QUT's testing found the open-source solutions available on
the market just weren't ready for prime time..." [Link
internetnews.com: What Happened to The Open Management Group? (Feb 27, 2007, 17:00)
"Since last May when six open source management projects
announced the formation of the OMC, the group has issued nary a
peep of news..."
ThisWeek: District to Save Money by Switching Computers to Linux (Feb 27, 2007, 16:30)
"...Dr. Anne Hyland, director of curriculum and instruction for
Bexley City [OH] Schools, said the district is switching to a new
operating system that will save the taxpayers a lot of
Computer Business Review: Money for Nothing? Open Source VC Funding (Feb 27, 2007, 16:00)
"'The VC community is trying to predict where the market is
going, the whole job is trying to predict where the [hockey] puck
is going to be,' says Robin Vasan, managing director at venture
capital firm Mayfield..."
internetnews.com: Red Hat Gets A Healthy Option (Feb 27, 2007, 15:30)
"Linux vendor Red Hat is getting into the healthcare
iTWire: Million-Seat Open-Source Email Rollout (Feb 27, 2007, 13:45)
"In what they claim is the largest-ever open source deal,
collaboration developer Open-Xchange and web hosting company
1&1 Internet have announced a partnership to deliver over one
million hosted business email and collaboration accounts..."