- November 13, 2008
Zenoss Inc. has added VMware monitoring to its systems management suite, conslidating data on virtual and physical systems in a single console.
- November 06, 2008
Microsoft will make its pitch to the open source community with an appearance at the ApacheCon user conference.
- November 04, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 has been released in beta, and it offers improved virtualization, cluster file system and hardware integration.
- October 29, 2008
GroundWork's Network Management Suite now contains four network monitoring tools that are a fraction of the cost of proprietary offerings from the likes of HP and IBM Tivoli.
- October 28, 2008
Canonical's Ubuntu 8.10 server edition packs lots of new features, enhancing virtualization and security and offering Apache and JDK out of the box.
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- October 20, 2008
With help from the Fedora community, Red Hat's Cobbler project has created a next-generation engine to speed Linux deployments and simplify day-to-day administration tasks.
- October 20, 2008
Novell boosts scalability and interoperability of Linux-based Open Enterprise utility application with the Service Pack 1 public beta.
- 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.
- October 14, 2008
The all-in-one Linux failover clustering and data replication suite is a cheaper approach to disaster recovery than storage-based methods.
- October 13, 2008
The Linux Foundation End User Collaboration Summit will offer attendees a preview of advanced file systems that should boost performance, reduce errors and make sys admins' jobs easier.
- October 03, 2008
Red Hat has debuted HPC Solution, which layers a high-performance cluster management stack on top of its 64-bit OS, and aims to ease HPC management for users.
- October 01, 2008
With more tallies from desktops than servers, OpenLogic's first survey of open source software hasn't identified open source use in data centers, but the results do indicate some noteworthy trends.
- September 29, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux was the leader in TPC's price-to-performance testing for OSes that process more than 1 million transactions a minute. Red Hat Linux on IBM cost 22% less than its closest competitor.
- 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.