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IT Management Linux News for Sep 25, 2000

  • LinuxPR: IBM Executive and Industry Luminary Joins e-smith Board (2000-09-25 19:43:54)
    "In addition to his new role on the e-smith Board, Mr. Landry serves as a Director of several high profile technology companies including Interliant, GIGA Information Group, MCK Communications, Lante, and Cidera. Most recently, as Chairman of the Board of AnyDay.com, he was instrumental in the $80 million sale of that company to handheld giant Palm, Inc."

  • TheKompany.com: A New Approach to Linux Business (2000-09-25 12:44:58)
    "We essentially hit on an idea that we would go around and get all these languages, IDEs, libraries, different tools for developing applications on Linux, and put together what we're calling a second-tier distribution, though it's actually complementary to any RPM or DEB-based system. We ended up with three CDs of our stuff and one CD of demo games from Loki. And while the license has changed [MySQL recently went GPL], you still get a full commercial license for MySQL with PowerPlant. There are about 150 different types of applications. It's like a Linux distribution in the sense that we're selling the convenience."