LinuxPlanet: Xandros Desktop Management Server Illustrates a Maturing Linux Market

“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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