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IT Management Linux News for May 16, 2002

  • BusinessWeek Online: Linux Goes Mainstream (May 16, 2002, 19:00)
    In a special report posted today by BusinessWeek Online, no less than five articles review and analyze the successes and challenges for Linux in the corporate arena and postulate what it will take for Linux to be a continued success. An excerpt from one of the articles, "Giant Steps for a Software Upstart," is within.

  • CNET News: Microsoft Casts .Net into Upcoming Office (May 16, 2002, 16:00)
    Mirroring yesterday's reports on the creation of a minimized .NET-based Web server to combat Linux, information is now being gathered that Microsoft will be implementing the same .NET technology into the next version of Office--in the hopes of pulling departing customers away from StarOffice.

  • VNUNet: Sustainable Computing Consortium Attacked (May 16, 2002, 11:00)
    "The aim of the [Sustainable Computing Consortium], backed by players such as Microsoft and Nasa, is to develop quality, dependable and secure software, but on a proprietary level. The move has immediately incensed the open source community..."

  • NewsForge: Is Geodesic's Free Gift Helping Mozilla Development? (May 16, 2002, 09:00)
    "Michael Spertus, of Geodesic Systems, has set up a free online demo version of his company's Great Circle software, a real-time error detection and code diagnosis tool, specifically for Mozilla developers. He says Mozilla leaders have been 'supportive,' but he has no way of knowing just how helpful Great Circle has been to the Mozilla development process..."