"Red Hat made a big splash at LinuxWorld Expo by rolling out a
new product and future roadmap for systems management. Meanwhile,
with Linux making more enterprise inroads, Computer Associates
(CA), IBM, SuSE, SCO, and many other players also showed off
Linux-enabled management wares.
"The first two components of Red Hat's 'enterprise systems
management framework' are a software delivery and maintenance
module, already part of Red Hat Advanced Server, and a systems
management module, just released as Red Hat Command Center.
"Red Hat will add more modules to the framework in the future,
said John Santinelli, director of product management, during a
press conference at LinuxWorld. Possibilities under consideration
include user management, provisioning, and profile management,
Santinelli acknowledged in an interview..."