“Netscape released preview versions of its Directory and
Messaging Servers for Linux. The final versions are due out within
two months, according to Todd Goldman, director of product
marketing for directory and server products at the Mountain View,
Calif. developer. The company also released a final version of its
Delegated Administrator software for Linux. This is a management
console for Netscape server products.”
“Also on Monday, IBM announced a deal with Red Hat Software to
optimize IBM server hardware to run on Red Hat’s version of Linux.
Based in Durham, N.C., Red Hat is the leading vendor of the Linux
OS. The companies will provide joint technical support. The
companies officially announced an alliance in mid-February.
HP is also set to announce a companywide strategy to support
Linux. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said it plans to port
its entire line of applications to Linux. It is also working to
support Linux on the RISC chips that run many of its servers.”