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IT Management Linux News for Jun 21, 2001

  • Gartner Group: The Future of Linux and Open Source (2001-06-21 23:35:03)
    Linux, according to Gartner Group analyst George Weiss, will develop to become a mainstay in the enterprise, but will do so only after some bumps and chasms, and only through the goodwill of established UNIX vendors like IBM and Sun.

  • EE Times: EDA pins hope on open-source efforts to control costs (2001-06-21 23:30:36)
    From the world of design automation: Bruce Perens urges the EDA community to solve interoperability issues by adopting Linux and other open-source technologies. Meanwhile, Greg Spirakis, director of design technology at Intel Corp., tells how Intel saved $24.4 million by scrapping UNIX and instead implemented Linux on 700 machines performing logic simulation.

  • Computer Weekly: Users take first steps to resistance (2001-06-21 23:12:14)
    The leading IT organizations in the United Kingdom are banding together to fight monopolistic software companies -- including a large one from Redmond -- by creating their own metrics for measuring the worth of software and by encouraging alternatives, including open-source software.