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  • Sistina execs: Linux-based SANs spell success

    Scalability used to be the straw that broke Linux's back. That's not the case anymore, according to Matt O'Keefe, CTO of Sistina Software Inc., in Minneapolis, Minn. "With a Linux cluster, an IT shop can design the system from the get-go so that it c... 

  • 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. 

  • Beyond the survey: IT pros sound off on Linux desktops

    John H. Terpstra responds to feedback on his article, Perceptions: Is Linux suitable for business desktops? to address an issue brought up by readers: their perception of bias in the article. 

  • 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 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... 

  • 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... 

  • 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...