- October 19, 2007
In migrating its old client/server fleet management software to Software as a Service, Cadec Global learns that Windows is no match for Oracle running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
- October 17, 2007
With the release of Ubuntu 7.10 and its new features, ISVs and enterprise customers are finally taking notice and using the OS in significant server deployments.
- October 15, 2007
Despite the high bar set by VMware's ESX Server, one Novell OES 2 customer is pleasantly surprised by Xen's virtualization offering.
- October 10, 2007
Virtual appliance independent software vendors see a role for streamlined Linux distros with specialized package management capabilities.
- October 08, 2007
Still running NetWare? With the release of Open Enterprise Server 2, Novell has enabled paravirtualization with Xen as a guest on top of SUSE Linux.
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- October 04, 2007
Despite the evolution of Linux support and the undeniable success of the OS, lingering concerns prevent users from painting a totally rosy Linux support picture.
- October 03, 2007
When the number of Linux servers became too much for the University of Maryland's Windows-centric administrators , the IT department turned to Centeris and Active Directory.
- 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 24, 2007
Like Quest, Centeris and Centrify before it, Symark Software is the latest vendor to tap Microsoft Active Directory to authenticate Linux servers.
- September 19, 2007
JeOS, Canonical's stripped-down version of Ubuntu, is an alternative to established Linux distributions as the basis of hot -- but unproven -- virtual appliances.
- September 11, 2007
IBM's low-cost Linux strategy strives to bring IBM's mainframe to large data centers, improving workload management along the way. But beware the migration caveats.
- September 10, 2007
Red Hat's RHEL 5.1 update will modify the Xen paravirtualization capabilities added to the OS, but don't expect Microsoft Windows guests until the end of the year.
- 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.
- August 31, 2007
Canonical Ltd. is ready to expand its pre-installed laptop and desktop program with Dell -- or another hardware vendor -- to encompass servers in the near future.
- August 27, 2007
Once Solaris Containers for Linux Applications is released next month, existing Sun Solaris 10 users can run small batches of Linux applications.