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IT Management Linux News for Feb 28, 2001

  • Caldera Announces Q1 Results: SCO Acquisition Cited as Cause of Greater Losses than Q4 (2001-02-28 23:33:55)
    "Caldera held a teleconference today to announce its quarterly financial results. According to the company, net losses for the quarter totalled less than this time last year, and were only higher than last quarter because of the expenses associated with its acquisition of SCO."

  • CNET News.com: Linux catching up to Windows in server market (2001-02-28 21:07:21)
    "Although the figures show that Windows shipments increased 20 percent, Linux outpaced it with a 24 percent increase."

  • searchEnterpriseLinux.com: IBM working to make Linux work; Q&A with IBM's Scott Handy (2001-02-28 20:10:33)
    "Yesterday, IBM announced the Linux Lens program, which pays for the education and training costs for business partners to become certified for Linux. The company is also planning a 40-city tour featuring specific training sessions for executive, sales and technical forces at business partners. Speaking from IBM's PartnerWorld in Atlanta, Handy talked about what the company is doing to make Linux a viable alternative to enterprise users..."

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Linux Poised for Breakout Year At Retail Counter - IHL Consulting Group (2001-02-28 19:32:32)
    "Retail giants poised to roll out tens of thousands of Linux point of sale (POS) terminals in North America in 2001; large department stores and specialty hard goods retailers taking the lead."

  • CNET News.com: Microsoft could win antitrust appeal, legal experts say (2001-02-28 17:49:59)
    "...the whole case essentially hangs on monopoly maintenance, which could collapse if the Court of Appeals decides Netscape posed no competitive threat to Microsoft, or Microsoft's competitive actions did not prevent Netscape from effectively distributing its Web browser. The Court of Appeals dismissing either point would likely lead to a complete reversal in favor of Microsoft..."

  • IT-Director: Linux: Crashes to the ground (2001-02-28 15:40:12)
    "When escaping a planet's atmosphere, thrust has to be maintained. Failure to do so will see a vehicle stall and lead to the eventual break-up of the craft. Sections, pilots and equipment will tumble at ever-increasing velocity in descending back to the planet's surface for total annihilation. Much likened to the prospect of Linux, once a momentum of great significance, it is now showing signs of stalling."

  • searchEnterpriseLinux.com: Mount Linux: Management by subscription (2001-02-28 07:20:01)
    "But instead of joining the crowd to create a Linux distribution, the five programmers who founded Mount Linux in 1999 decided to make Linux easy to adopt in another way, by making Linux easier to manage."

  • searchEnterpriseLinux.com: IBM pushes Linux education at PartnerWorld 2001 (2001-02-28 07:07:00)
    "For Big Blue, Linux is the Big Glue, a ubiquitous operating system that will tie all of IBM's servers together."