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  • Oracle lends support to UnitedLinux

    Oracle and UnitedLinux made a splash at the CeBIT Conference today announcing that Oracle will provide technical support for UnitedLinux. 

  • Linux analysts, users offer varied predictions on SCO suit

    There is little clarity on the long-term impact SCO Group's suit against IBM Corp. will have on Linux. 

  • SuSE CEO on SCO suit, UnitedLinux and more

    SuSE Linux AG is a leader among pure-play Linux distributors that serve the enterprise. The Nuremberg, Germany-based company introduced its new CEO, Richard Seibt, in January. Seibt took over as chairman of the executive board and chief operating off... 

  • The TCO question: Can Linux beat Microsoft? Part 1

    Many businesses are embracing Linux because of its reported stability and security, its growing viability and its freedom from licensing fees. But others caution that "open-source" doesn't necessarily mean "free," especially when it comes to paying t... 

  • The TCO question: Can Linux beat Microsoft? Part 2

    IT shops are warming up to Linux for a good reason: Linux offers companies an alternative to the licensing fees and other drawbacks of proprietary software. However, many IT pros caution against open-source's "hidden" costs and time-consuming impleme... 

  • CoroSoft emerges from stealth just as interest in Linux management booms

    Racks of low-powered Linux standard servers, and the emerging blade server market, represent an interesting and fast-growing market for systems and applications management firms. 

  • Dell coaxing penguin inside data center

    Dell's enterprise Linux vision has a tinge of red to it. It's no secret Dell's open-source strategy is tightly woven around Red Hat Linux, a relationship that was forged in 1998 and continues today as both vendors hope to ingrain Linux deeply into en... 

  • Analyst recognizes Linux on most enterprise agendas

    Linux is an enterprise staple for some basic infrastructure needs like print, file and e-mail serving. It's also making waves in high-performance computing circles. But, there's still some work to do to get Linux to mainstream status inside enterpris...