IT Management Linux News for Jan 31, 2006
Computer Business Review: Novell Ups Ante Against Red Hat with Free Training (2006-01-31 22:00:22)
"Novell Inc has announced that it is bundling training and
advanced support free of charge with its SUSE Linux Enterprise
EFYTimes: Red Hat Takes UTI Bank On Linux Ride (2006-01-31 20:30:08)
"Red Hat has successfully migrated UTI Bank's critical customer
relationship management (CRM) applications on the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux platform..."
Computerworld: IBM Exec Sees Open-Source Boom in 2006 (2006-01-31 18:15:49)
"Bob Sutor, IBM's vice president of standards and open-source,
expects a number of industries to embrace open-source software in
CNET News: 'Free' is the New 'Cheap' for Software Tools (2006-01-31 17:00:26)
"James Gosling, a vice president and fellow at Sun Microsystems,
once quipped that the average software developer spends more on
cafe lattes than on tools..."
Computer Business Review: Novell's Linux Strategy Progress Report (2006-01-31 16:30:03)
"Two years after its move into the Linux distribution business,
Novell is claiming to be enjoying a renaissance..."
SearchOpenSource: OSBC Director: Can Microsoft Become One of the OSS Guys? (2006-01-31 15:15:21)
"In this interview, Asay contends that Microsoft has been
missing out on a huge opportunity with open source, but it is
beginning to show some promise..."
ConsortiumInfo: Romney Appoints New CIO, Emphasizes Commitment to ODF (2006-01-31 13:45:51)
"...Mitt Romney has not only appointed a permanent replacement
to State CIO Peter Quinn, but also dedicated the press release
announcing that appointment to reconfirming its steadfast
commitment to the implementation of the OASIS OpenDocument
Jonathan's Blog: Thinking About GPL3... (2006-01-31 13:00:48)
"...[W]e've begun looking at the possibility of releasing
Solaris... under dual open source licenses. CDDL... and under the
Free Software Foundation's GPL3..."
ZDNet: IBM Sets DB2 Database Free (2006-01-31 01:30:41)
"IBM on Monday introduced a free version of its DB2 database, a
move designed to win software developers over to its
Computerworld Australia: Windows Offers Half-Way House to Open Source (2006-01-31 00:15:48)
"Open source may be synonymous with the Linux operating system,
but today's IT managers are beginning to exploit the vast amount of
free software available for Microsoft's Windows..."