IT Management Linux News for Nov 04, 2003
siliconvalley.internet.com: Veritas Shifts into Next Utility Computing Gear (Nov 04, 2003, 21:00)
"Veritas Software embarked on the next leg of its utility
computing sojourn Tuesday when it announced its CommandCentral
Service 3.5 for enterprises who desire data protection, backup and
recovery on a pay-for-use basis..."
CNET News: All Shook Up in Linux Land (Nov 04, 2003, 20:30)
Another look at today's acquisition of SUSE, with an examination
of the way the entire commercial Linux landscape may have
internetnews.com: Novell Acquires SUSE and IBM Tosses In (Nov 04, 2003, 20:26)
More details after this morning's press conference: "Jack
Messman, Novell chairman and CEO, said... most of the 399 employees
at SuSE Linux would retain their jobs after the acquisition is
completed, though some of the overlapping administrative functions
would be eliminated...."
ServerWatch: From the Data Center to the Desktop: Linux Grows Up (Nov 04, 2003, 20:00)
"In the 12 years since Linus Torvalds posted to Usenet about his
free operating system... Linux has moved from the basement to the
board room and in the process most likely made itself a permanent
fixture in the server room..."
ComputerUser: Linux By The Numbers (Nov 04, 2003, 19:00)
"When people switch from Windows to Linux, it seems that
accounting software often remains one of the problems holding them
back. Neither Intuit Quicken nor Microsoft Money, the market
leaders in that category, provide Linux versions..."
siliconvalley.internet.com: Brewing Java, PHP En Masse (Nov 04, 2003, 18:00)
"The creator of the PHP Web-scripting engine Monday said it has
inked a deal to make its technology a major force in one of Sun
Microsystems' more popular Java platforms..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Expert Predicts OpenOffice Revolution (Nov 04, 2003, 16:00)
"'The world is approaching the tipping point for switching over
to open source, including OpenOffice.org...'"
Processor.com: Quiet Thunder: Linux In Business (Nov 04, 2003, 15:00)
"With all the news and press releases surrounding Linux and
open-source software these days, a reality check may be useful to
determine where Linux is being used in business, where it's not,
SUSE: Novell Announces Agreement to Acquire Leading Enterprise Linux Technology Company SUSE LINUX (Nov 04, 2003, 13:25)
"Novell today announced it has entered into an agreement to
acquire SUSE LINUX..."