- June 18, 2008
At Red Hat Summit, the CIO of Harvard Medical School tells attendees that fully integrated and accessible medical data is no longer a mere aspiration.
- June 12, 2008
OpenLogic Inc.'s open source software adoption survey is off to a slow start, but early returns indicate that Ubuntu Linux is the front-runner over Red Hat and Novell SUSE.
- June 09, 2008
The fourth annual Red Hat Summit -- featuring keynotes from IBM, Harvard Medical School and Red Hat execs – is due to outline Red Hat's Linux Automation strategy. A Fedora conference will take place concurrently.
- June 05, 2008
This year's Red Hat 2008 Summit took place in Boston June 18-20 and boasted more than 100 sessions and featured more than 1,200 attendees. Check out SearchEnterpriseLinux.com's nonstop coverage of news, sessions and product announcements.
- June 05, 2008
Astaro's open source security appliance has saved money, space and energy -- and offered better performance -- at Underwriters Safety & Claims.
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- June 03, 2008
The New York Stock Exchange has standardized on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for its upcoming global trading platform and to speed its ever-increasing volume of transactions.
- May 28, 2008
After opting for Ubuntu and other open source products to handle its data and communications, an archaeology firm deems the choice less costly and more flexible -- and the work more manageable.
- May 28, 2008
In its migration from Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Oracle Enterprise Linux, the magazine publisher Bonnier Corp. has streamlined support at lower cost.
- May 21, 2008
Red Hat has released RHEL 5.2 with improved virtualization and clustering. Meanwhile, Novell has issued its service pack for SUSE Linux with greater interoperability.
- May 21, 2008
Novell's recent price cut for SUSE Linux Enterprise for System z mainframes signals a move to forestall Red Hat from gaining a toehold in the mainframe market, says an analyst.
- May 16, 2008
Novell will create open source extensions to Microsoft, and mixed shops stand to benefit. But Red Hat may lose out, as Novell outpaces Red Hat's interoperability efforts.
- May 15, 2008
The die-hard Linux shop Real Time Matrix made an unexpected defection to Solaris 10 to beef up its processing power.
- May 07, 2008
Sun Microsystems has launched OpenSolaris, a free operating system, with ZFS file backup and other features to make it easier to modify and test software.
- May 06, 2008
Red Hat has launched JBoss Operations Network 2.0, which enables data centers to manage, monitor and upgrade hundreds of computers from a single console.
- May 02, 2008
Windows Server 2008 has a slim lead over Ubuntu in one power consumption test, but differences among operating systems make true comparison difficult, vendors say.