IT Management Linux News for Jul 30, 2003
eWeek: Sun: A Better Linux? (2003-07-30 20:00:02)
"Still, McNealy has a strong desire to keep Linux away from the
server realm of Solaris. Last fall, he was pitching Linux on
white-box PCs as a low-cost client--a sort of successor to the
network computer of a few years ago..."
Raleigh News & Observer: Opening Doors to a Linux World (2003-07-30 19:00:25)
"Maria C. Winslow... started her Raleigh business, Open Source
Migrations... last year when she saw that open-source software...
had matured to the point that it could offer a viable, money-saving
option to cash-strapped organizations and businesses..."
internetnews.com: IBM Revs its LinuxWorld Engine (2003-07-30 18:00:35)
"...IBM decided to get next week's LinuxWorld announcements
going early Wednesday, unveiling new hardware and software that
showcase the open-source operating system..."
ZDNet: Solaris Gets Open-Source Update (2003-07-30 15:00:24)
"Sun Microsystems has released an update to its Solaris
operating system that incorporates, for the first time, the Gnome
open-source graphical interface..."
Processor.com: Open Source In The Enterprise (2003-07-30 10:00:46)
"The real question today is not, 'Does open source belong in the
enterprise?' but, 'Where does open source fit in the enterprise,
and where is it a good fit for my business?' Let's examine this
New Zealand Herald: Prisons Go for Open Source (2003-07-30 07:00:46)
"The Department of Corrections will go live in two weeks with an
open-source content management system to provide an intranet for
its 4500 staff..."
DesktopLinux.com: ELX Linux moves business to Linux (2003-07-30 05:30:38)
"ELX Founder and Chief Software Architect, Abhi Datt offered us
the following exclusive insight into market conditions and programs
that are allowing ELX to convert 200-300 corporate/institutional
desktops a month to Linux..."
ComputerWeekly: Sun Linux Lives on in Mad Hatter Software Bundle (2003-07-30 03:00:47)
"Sun Microsystems' forthcoming bundle of desktop software,
codenamed Mad Hatter, will include Sun's own Linux operating
systems, even though Sun discontinued sales of its customised Linux
InternetWeek: Linux Desktops Not Good Enough For Information Work, Microsoft's Raikes Claims (2003-07-30 01:00:36)
"Microsoft Office System 2003 will crush forthcoming Linux
desktop offerings from Sun Microsystems and Red Hat by serving as
an XML-enabled front end to back-end systems and integrating
collaboration features, one key executive predicts..."