IT Management Linux News for Mar 11, 2004
LinuxPlanet: Bacone College Stays Cutting Edge With OpenOffice.org (Mar 11, 2004, 22:00)
"After 124 years of continuous operation in Oklahoma, Bacone
College must know how to do a few things right, especially when it
comes to making strategic decisions for the future. It should then
come as no surprise that the college would choose to standardize on
OpenOffice.org for its writing, spreadsheet, and presentation
internetnews.com: Napster, IBM Team for Cache Management (Mar 11, 2004, 21:00)
"Online music service Napster has unwrapped its latest offering,
an IBM-powered 'Super Peer' cache-management system for ISPs,
universities and businesses..."
ZDNet UK: Linux as a Technology Cost-Saving Strategy (Mar 11, 2004, 19:00)
"Linux can save a company large amounts of money - although it's
not appropriate in every situation, it's definitely worth
eWeek: Linux 2.6 Makes Enterprise Gains (Mar 11, 2004, 18:00)
"Three years and the next major revision later, the 2.6 kernel
strengthens and expands on the merits of its predecessor with deep
subsystem overhauls that yield improved scalability, performance
Dow Jones/Yahoo!: Microsoft, HP Sign Technology Agreements With China (Mar 11, 2004, 17:30)
Microsoft signs a $9.5 million deal with China's Ministry of
Information Industry. Not to be outdone, HP signed a $23.8 million
Linux deal at the same time with the same Ministry.
The Register: Sun Nails StarOffice Win in India (Mar 11, 2004, 17:00)
"Sun Microsystems has outmanoeuvred Microsoft with a StarOffice
win in the Indian state of Haryana..."
CIO: The Myths of Open Source (Mar 11, 2004, 16:00)
"It isn't all about cheap: Companies keep finding good reasons
to take advantage of open-source software..."
Techworld: Linux Not Threat in Asia, Fibs Microsoft (Mar 11, 2004, 15:00)
"Linux and the open source movement poses no threat to Microsoft
in Asia, the company's Asia-Pacific CTO has assured open-mouthed
LinuxElectrons: Novell Celebrates 20 Years of BrainShare with New Linux Focus (Mar 11, 2004, 02:30)
"This is the first BrainShare since Novell's aggressive adoption
of Linux and assembles key industry leaders who will assess
progress in the ongoing move of Linux into the enterprise software
Computerworld NZ: Green MP Lauds Euro Plan for 'Free' Govt Software (Mar 11, 2004, 01:00)
"Tanczos paints proprietary vendors as IT's Monsanto..."