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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 question closer..."

  • 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 in April..."

  • 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..."