IT Management Linux News for Jun 22, 2007
The Distros Microsoft Missed (Jun 22, 2007, 22:30)
Editor's Note: Microsoft has landed some Linux
fish in their patent protection net. But the ones that got away
will make their catch much less important.
The Open Source CEO Interview Series (Jun 22, 2007, 18:45)
The Open Road: "I asked a range of open source
CEOs to comment on some of the surprises and challenges associated
with running an open source company..."
Novell Still Feisty as it Pushes Linux Alternatives to Microsoft for SMBs (Jun 22, 2007, 15:00)
Network World: "This fall, Novell is expected
to release a package of Linux desktop and server offerings aimed at
Windows Server Woos Linux Customers (Jun 22, 2007, 14:15)
eWeek: "Wooed by compelling application
ecosystems, performance and cost, several large enterprise Linux
customers have begun slowly migrating back to Windows
Two New Alternatives for the Enterprise Desktop (Jun 22, 2007, 12:45)
Linux.com: "Mandriva Corporate Desktop 4.0 is
an all-new version of Mandriva's enterprise workstation, while
White Box Enterprise Linux 4 Respin 2 incorporates the recent
OpenOffice.org and OpenOffice.org 2 updates..."
This Isn't Your Father's IBM (Jun 22, 2007, 12:00)
eWeek: "When I think IBM, I typically think
mainframe, COBOL, CICS, SOA (service-oriented architecture), Web
services, Java middleware and Linux..."
Gubuntu--Google and Linux (Jun 22, 2007, 00:45)
WE Technology, Strategy & Business:
"Gubuntu, Glinux or Ginux could all be worthy names if Google were
to seriously consider entering the platform battle..."
Open Source Software in Education (Jun 22, 2007, 00:00)
Technology Director's Desk: "I believe it's
important to emphasize to all education technology people (or
anyone else, for that matter) that they should not view open source
simply as a cheap replacement for something else..."