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LinuxPlanet: Xandros Desktop Management Server Illustrates a Maturing Linux Market

Jan 06, 2005, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"One of the classic indicators of the maturity of any software platform is the existence of enterprise-caliber administrative software. Companies such as Tivoli, now an IBM subsidiary, Computer Associates, and many others have made this space their bread and butter. Xandros, purveyors of fine Xandros Linux distributions for home and business use, recently introduced their Xandros Desktop Management Server (xDMS) software to fill exactly this need for Xandros Linux users and administrators.

"It's easy enough to install a Linux distribution on a zillion desktops, one at a time, but it's incredibly time-consuming and obviously not an enterprise solution. Folks like Red Hat have largely punted on the desktop space, while companies such as Novell have stepped up to demonstrate an increased focus there thanks to their acquisition of SUSE..."

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