Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

IT Management Linux News for Oct 24, 2001

  • NewsForge: Open Source community could learn something from Microsoft's services (Oct 24, 2001, 18:59)
    "A recent article by CRN's Steve Burke is among a blizzard of similar pieces threatening that system integrators will begin to walk away from proprietary developers and begin to popularize Linux if Microsoft and the other vendors don't stop muscling in on the service business. I don't think so."

  • A strategic comparison of Windows vs. Unix (Oct 24, 2001, 11:40)
    "Most of the Windows versus Unix debate has been cast in terms of which is technically better or which is cheaper, but the real question is, 'Under what circumstances is it smarter to pick one technology rather than the other?' In scenario 1, a college administrator chooses Unix or Windows for a 500-student system. In scenario 2, the board of a 5,000-user manufacturing company looks at that same decision."

  • LinuxGram: Inside the Penguin Meltdown (Oct 24, 2001, 09:58)
    "The ex-exec explained that former Penguin CEO Marty Seyer and the management team had lined up $15 million in C Series funding, and that there was at least one serious unidentified buyout offer on the table. Sam balked over the terms and fired Marty the night before the Penguin board met last week. Sam reportedly said he could do better as a white box vendor."