At long last, SCO has filed its almost terminally late 10-Qs and 10-K for 2004 with the Security and Exchanges Commission.
Trying to get a feel for Sun's Linux Java Desktop System.
Linux is losing momentum among medium sized enterprises, according to a survey by Canadian research firm Info-Tech Research Group. After years of increased interest in the open source operating system, IT managers from medium sized businesses have come to a conclusion that open source is not for them.
Windows' security also improves, though it still trails Linux rating.
Is open source strategic? This is a question that every company thinking about the use of open source products needs to face. If open source is strategic then, like any other strategic resource, it needs to be managed: you need to have a specific strategy for open source products.
Our rapidly expanding new customer base has meant we only had to concentrate on one area of improvement - making installation really, really simple. "Viper" our new installer should meet everyone's needs....customers old and new, and many new features are ideal for our growing enterprise community.
40 hours of computer based training on the major Linux MTAs
Penguins marching on the Capitol Building in Washington DC on their magazine cover and a plethora of articles marks a breakthrough for Linux. In the past, FCW has just ignored FOSS. This may mark the formal crossing of the Potomac!
"Turbolinux is alive and well and living in the Asia/Pacific, bringing the power of Linux to millions of people who may not know Red Hat and SUSE outside of press releases. Hey, where was I when the rest of the world started to exist...?"
The Linux operating system is beginning to loosen the proprietary software industry's hold on the Australian government software market. The NSW government said it had established Australia's the first whole-of-government panel to supply open source software and services to its departments and agencies.
It's a question that evokes strong emotions from both Microsoft and legions of open-source supporters worldwide. Yet the discourse rarely is an apples-to-apples comparison or takes into account the true role that an operating system plays within the overall IT environment.
In this week’s special report, you will read numerous reasons for agency officials to set aside their reservations and migrate to open-source software. But to play devil’s advocate for a moment, perhaps it is worth remembering why people have such reservations in the first place.
Linux is well-suited to federal projects with small teams and scarce resources. And many Linux applications, such as the Census Bureau's Fast Facts service, can support an entire enterprise.
Wiki software implements the simple idea that Web pages should be easy, even trivial, to create, and that anyone reading the page should be able to correct, improve, revise and add to the page. Wikis (the word means "quick" in Hawaiian) have become popular on the World Wide Web. With simple formatting rules to make it easy to build well-organized hyperlinked pages, a wiki becomes an efficient means of creating a Web site. One worthwhile wiki for business collaboration is Clifford Adam's UseModWiki.
Increasingly, companies are relying on Linux to host critical applications, such as enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and electronic commerce. Data protection is a key requirement for these applications; enterprises need to be sure that technical blips do not destroy important information and therefore they have been searching for products that help to protect that information.
Mozilla Foundation is making noticeable progress towards the security of their own products, unlike the main competitor, Microsoft, which has a slow response time even when the problems needed to be solved are clearly pointed out. This time, FireFox has a new and improved pop-up blocking solution. Because in the last time new ways for infiltrating pop-up and pop-under messages have appeared, Mozilla has taken measures to protect its users.
...just as Linux is being presented as a viable alternative to Windows for network-plumbing tasks such as file and print and Web serving, it is starting to rise as an application-layer option, especially with clustering, IP and virtualization improvements in the latest Linux kernel.
SpikeSource to Collaborate with Other OSDL Members to Advance Key Initiatives
IDC vice president Dan Kusnetzky understands the frustration of friends such as HP's Linux Vice President Martin Fink, who complained at the recent Jboss developer event that open source software is not adequately covered by analysts.
The up-and-coming Ubuntu Linux distro is now regarded by Redmond as a serious innovator with features worth ripping off. Microsoft just started by copying Ubuntu's human circle logo for their MSN Spaces logo - see this MS page and this Ubuntu page and this ubuntu screenshot - of course stylizing the image to a cold blue, instead of Ubuntu's warm human.