Linux licensing and support
- April 20, 2012
Hewlett-Packard to package Ubuntu on ProLiant servers. Linus Torvalds up for a prestigious technology prize. Red Hat embraces Microsoft Open Technologies.
- May 06, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 includes a customer portal and an automated bug report and tracking (ABRT) tool, squelching some past complaints about Red Hat support. Red Hat collects data about problems that occur in real-time, and soon customers will ...
- August 11, 2010
Open Compliance Program promises to make it easier to distribute infringement-free open source code.
- October 17, 2008
At the Linux Foundation's End User Collaboration Summit, leading Linux kernel developers and enterprise users agreed that they need to communicate better.
- September 29, 2008
In the long run, Linux isn't cheaper than Windows, says an analyst, but Linux savings can be significant for those willing to learn the platform, counter users.
- September 27, 2008
In October, the Linux Foundation will host the End User Collaboration Summit, to foster collaboration among key Linux developers and advanced users.
- July 21, 2008
By standardizing on Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise to save money, Invitrogen Corp. expects to improve customer service and performance and better integrate VMware along the way.
- January 24, 2008
HP, the Linux Foundation and major software vendors have developed tools and IT governance practices to manage open source software installed in the enterprise.
- September 25, 2007
As Linux makes its way into enterprise shops, IT organizations need to get a grip on the open source software that they have and which licenses the software requires -- pronto.
- September 05, 2007
As Linux and open source make meteoric gains in the enterprise, a new report says that a pending "licensing explosion" could bring the technologies back down to earth.
- July 09, 2007
In a mailing list letter to Samba developers, Jeremy Allison said that Samba will adopt the GPLv3 for future releases.
- July 02, 2007
Is Linux support enterprise-ready yet? Gaps still exist, users say, even though commercial support for Red Hat, Novell SUSE and even new distros like Ubuntu has improved hugely since SearchEnterpriseLinux.com canvassed IT managers in 2003.
- June 04, 2007
In a move reminiscent of last November's agreement with Novell, Microsoft gave patent protection to users of Xandros Linux.
- May 17, 2007
IP attorney John Rabena told SearchEnterpriseLinux.com that the real goal behind Microsoft's recent Linux patent threats could be to create more Novell-type partnerships with large companies using Linux and open source software.
- April 03, 2007
The latest GPLv3 discussion draft is ambiguous at best, and received a vote of no confidence from one IP attorney.