• April 03, 2007 03 Apr'07

    GPLv3 draft gets thumbs down from IP attorney

    The latest GPLv3 discussion draft is ambiguous at best, and received a vote of no confidence from one IP attorney.

  • April 03, 2007 03 Apr'07

    Oracle claims dozens of customers for Unbreakable Linux

    Oracle is touting a list of 26 customers siding with it for Linux support. But, on further review, only one has actually dumped Red Hat Linux completely.

  • March 30, 2007 30 Mar'07

    Zenoss takes on IBM, HP systems management

    Can open source startups compete with IBM in the systems management space? spoke with Zenoss CEO Bill Karpovich to hear why he thinks the answer could lie in the mid market.

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    Samba 3 preview release behaves more like Windows

    After a spate of field testing, a new Samba 3 preview release hits the streets with enhancements to winbind and offline logon support.

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    Analyst: Will new Red Hat SLA be followed by price cuts?

    On the surface, Red Hat's streamlined service-level agreement is about simplification, not losing market share to Oracle or Novell. But that could change quickly as the competition introduces pricing cuts and customer wins.

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  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    Novell identity management marries event monitoring

    At its annual BrainShare conference, Novell announced it would combine its Identity Manager 3.5 application with the company's existing network monitoring and login tools.

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    Linux pro turns to Active Directory identity management

    Rather than use Sun's NIS, Research in Motion opted to manage its Linux and Unix boxes with Microsoft Active Directory plus Centrify DirectControl.

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    Report: Linux, open source greener than Windows

    Is Linux 'greener' than Windows? A report from the U.K. government finds that servers running open source software last twice as long as their Windows counterparts.

  • March 14, 2007 14 Mar'07

    Red Hat Enterprise 5, with Xen, launches

    After a slight delay, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 launched with full Xen virtualization support.

  • March 14, 2007 14 Mar'07

    Centrify DirectAudit monitors, logs Linux user activity

    Centrify has released the beta version of an automated auditing system for Linux and Unix that syncs with Active Directory.

  • March 14, 2007 14 Mar'07

    Symantec supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Xen

    With RHEL 5 officially out, Symantec pledged to support it with its storage and clustering applications, plus extended its Storage Foundation suite to Xen virtualization.

  • March 12, 2007 12 Mar'07

    HP keeps its Linux edge with BladeSystem

    As HP's reign atop the Linux server heap continues, one company exec explains how its BladeSystem and Linux can keep it competitive with IBM in the blade server space.

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    Xandros moves into Linux systems management

    Does the world need another Linux-Windows systems management suite? Xandros, known until now only as a Linux desktop player, thinks the answer is yes.

  • February 28, 2007 28 Feb'07

    Microsoft Windows ousted at California school district

    After a few speed bumps, the Windsor School District is on track to all but eliminate Microsoft Windows in favor of Novell SUSE Linux servers and desktops.

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    BakBone delivers MySQL 3.0 backup option

    BakBone Software is hoping to capitalize on the rising tide of enterprise-class MySQL database deployments with NetVault: Backup APM for MySQL 3.0.