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IT Management Linux News for Dec 05, 2000

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Worldport Selects Dell As Linux Supplier Of Choice For Dublin SuperCentre (2000-12-05 22:11:57)
    "Dell will supply its award-winning Dell PowerEdge servers for Worldport's Linux environment. Worldport sees Linux as one of the primary traffic management systems for Web hosting service at the SuperCentre."

  • Network Computing: Caldera Edges Linux Closer To Enterprise With Volution (2000-12-05 20:13:20)
    "Administrators reluctant to roll out Linux in the enterprise because of manageability worries will have to find another excuse once word gets out that Caldera Volution offers secure remote management of heterogeneous Linux systems."

  • Information Week: Pepperoni, Extra Cheese, And Linux (2000-12-05 20:06:34)
    "Maybe it's all those hungry programmers working late at night. Whatever the reason, pizza chains have been among the early adopters of Linux for point-of-sale applications."

  • InfoWorld: Linux fits in well, but adds costs (2000-12-05 19:13:56)
    "I was pleased to find that no expensive third-party tools were needed to integrate Red Hat Linux with the enterprise network, nor did the IT staff at Bigcorp have to make changes to the infrastructure to accommodate Linux. ... In spite of this good news, however, there was a significant impact on IT resources."

  • LinuxToday.com.au: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) (2000-12-05 17:40:44)
    "If we substitute Linux for Solaris and swap SPARC for Compaq hardware, then factor in the steep Windows NT price rises that have taken place since 1998 this initial system price comparison would now overwhelmingly favour a Linux set up."

  • eWeek: Sun acquires storage specialist HighGround; an open source move? (2000-12-05 16:33:11)
    "For a long time, Sun has been beating its chest saying they are for open systems. Well, if this isn't proof, I don't know what is," said Steve Duplessie, an analyst with the Enterprise Storage Group, in Milford, Mass. "This is a true open-systems play. If they want to become a hardware and software open-systems player, this is one way to do it."