IT Management Linux News for Jul 26, 2004
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld Preview: Linux 2.6--What's the Holdup? (2004-07-26 21:30:02)
"So, how do you like the new kernel? You say you're not running
it? Well, you should know that you are not in the minority. The
vast majority of Linux users are still not running with 2.6..."
OpenEnterpriseTrends: LinuxWorld: New Model Evals Open Source for Enterprise Use (2004-07-26 20:00:48)
"A new Open Source evaluation model will be released during
LinuxWorld that will finally shed some long-over harsh light on the
key question: Can I use Open Source for that...?"
Asia Computer Weekly: Linux Takes Flight at Aircrew Association (2004-07-26 19:30:35)
While questions surrounding Linux's reliability have left some
companies skittish, the Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association
(HKAOA) is looking the other way and is more committed than ever to
the open source operating system..."
LinuxInsider: Novell UK Boosts Consulting Power, Eyes Leaner Linux (2004-07-26 19:00:54)
"Novell has announced that it has acquired Salmon, a British IT
services company, in a deal that will link Salmon with Cambridge
Technology Partners, another Novell acquisition..."
IT Manager's Journal: IT Investor's Journal: Why Sun Stock Doesn't Improve in Value (2004-07-26 18:30:05)
"Sun Microsystems reported earnings after the bell on Tuesday,
July 20. But overall, I'm not positive about an investment in SUNW
at this time..."
LinuxElectrons: Hilton Hotels Business Solutions to Interoperate with Linux (2004-07-26 18:00:25)
"In response to the ever-increasing pace of business today,
Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced yestereday a new standard for
business technology in hotels..."
NewsForge: Novell Federal Buying Deal Comes with New Fed Workforce Blood (2004-07-26 17:30:36)
"No one thinks Novell's recent deal to participate in a federal
IT purchasing program will open the floodgates to Linux and open
source in Uncle Sam's boxes, but the deal coincides with a trend
toward a younger federal workforce set to replace aging
PRNewswire: BEA Remains Leader in Linux-Based App Server Software Platform Market Segment in 2003 (2004-07-26 17:00:21)
"BEA Systems, Inc. today announced that the company remains the
leader in the Linux-based Application Server Software Platform
(ASSP) market for the third year in a row..."
NewsForge: Barcelona Embracing Open Source (2004-07-26 16:00:35)
"The city of Barcelona--Spain's second largest city--recently
announced it will be phasing out its current Windows NT
infrastructure in favor of open source software..."
BusinessWeek: How Microsoft Can Embrace Linux (2004-07-26 15:00:06)
"Considering Redmond's slim odds of conquering developing
nations, why not offer them a low-cost Linux version of