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  • September 19, 2008 19 Sep'08

    Schools get free PC virtualization and Novell SUSE

    Canadian firms team up with Novell on the Free the Penguins giveaway, which enables 10 students to share one computer running SUSE Enterprise Linux Desktop and saves energy too.

  • September 15, 2008 15 Sep'08

    Cisco taps Linux for agility, low cost in data center

    Cisco Systems has transformed its data center into on-demand computing resource with Linux as an agile, cost-effective platform for rapid virtualization.

  • September 13, 2008 13 Sep'08

    Microsoft and Novell deliver on virtualization interoperability

    Microsoft and Novell have made good on their 2006 interoperability pact with adapters to speed performance of their respective OSes on the other's hypervisor.

  • September 10, 2008 10 Sep'08

    Is Linux growing at Windows' or Unix's expense?

    Recent survey data reveals that Linux figures prominently in data centers, but it's unclear whether Linux has grown at the expense of Windows or of legacy systems.

  • September 08, 2008 08 Sep'08

    Upcoming Fedora 10 release foreshadows Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    Fedora 10 debuts next month, with features to simplify administration, improve power efficiency and refine access controls -- changes that will ultimately find their way into Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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  • September 05, 2008 05 Sep'08

    Novell heeds SUSE users' call for SELinux security option

    Novell SUSE will give users the option of using the SELinux security tool, but the company will continue to recommend its own simpler AppArmor tool.

  • September 04, 2008 04 Sep'08

    With Qumranet purchase, Red Hat commits to KVM virtualization

    By purchasing Qumranet, the developer of the KVM hypervisor, Red Hat now touts itself as on par with Microsoft' in providing "end to end" virtualization.

  • August 26, 2008 26 Aug'08

    SUSE-Linux-on-IBM-loaned mainframe becomes teaching ground

    The University of Arkansas now has courses devoted to Linux on the mainframe. It also has a loaned z900 machine, which it shares, along with compute resources, with other schools.

  • August 20, 2008 20 Aug'08

    Travelocity's parent company hails Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

    Sabre Holdings, the parent of Travelocity, has standardized on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to lower cost, improve performance and troubleshoot code issues without relying on a vendor.

  • August 15, 2008 15 Aug'08

    Merrill Lynch travels rocky road to 'stateless computing'

    Merrill Lynch touted its "stateless computing" cloud at LinuxWorld. But one analyst countered that the project pushed the limits of technology to the edge.

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    Oracle beefs up Linux partnerships to expand Linux customer base

    In an effort to expand its foothold in the Linux market, Oracle Corp. has created an Unbreakable Linux partnership program and signed 15 vendors to it.

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    IBM furthers the Linux cause with server, desktop moves

    IBM took advantage of LinuxWorld in San Francisco to announce a bevy of new products and partnerships promoting Linux.

  • August 04, 2008 04 Aug'08

    Automated tool at LinuxWorld reduces security risk

    A Trusted Computer Solutions security tool helps protect Linux servers from attack. The tool will be featured at the 2008 LinuxWorld show.

  • August 03, 2008 03 Aug'08

    Energy costs and data center complexity creating 'perfect storm,' says Avocent exec

    Rising energy costs and increasing data center complexity require the merging of IT and facilities tasks, says an Avocent exec, who will present at this year's LinuxWorld conference.

  • August 03, 2008 03 Aug'08

    LinuxWorld preview: IBM engineer touts SELinux

    SELinux has made strides in protecting systems from intrusion by unauthorized access but its lack of user-friendliness remains a weakness.

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