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Infor and Red Hat Collaborate to Deliver Infor LN on RHEL and JBoss Enterprise Middleware
If you still think open source software platforms can’t attract enterprise software solutions, well, think again. Infor is collaborating with Red Hat to deliver

linux eval  both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware solutions. This will enable Infor, an organization with more than 70,000 customers, to expand its reach to Linux platform–based organizations and at the same time enable Red Hat, one of the leading distributors of open source solutions, to expand its frontiers by deploying Infor 10 ION and Infor LN , now certified to run under Red Hat’s Linux distribution systems. Ali Shadman, Infor's senior vice president of Business Cloud, expands on

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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Sun to Make Solaris Source Code Available


Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public.

linux eval  success of the popular Linux operating system. (Sun's complete product line of servers and workstations run on Solaris, its version of the Unix operating system.) Sun is not going to give away Solaris, but does plan to make the source code available under its community-source license, according to Greg Papadopoulos, the company's chief technology officer. (Note: Source code is the computer instructions that set out exactly how the program works.) Market Impact Sun is presently the Unix market leader, Read More

Compaq to Halt NT on Alpha Development


Compaq Computer Corp. this week laid off roughly 100 engineers responsible for developing Windows NT/2000 on the Alpha platform, several informed sources said. [Note: Compaq has only discussed the 32-bit version of NT, it is still unclear whether this announcement also affects 64-bit Windows.]

linux eval  (32-bit and 64-bit), and Linux, Alpha will run Unix ( Tru64 Unix ), Linux, possibly Win64, and OpenVMS - but OpenVMS is almost entirely focused on legacy systems.] If Compaq decides to make further cutbacks in Alpha development (especially on the chip development side), this will be a clear signal that Alpha's future is dim. Read More

Mandriva


Mandriva (formerly Mandrakesoft) offers its enterprise, government, and educational customers a set of GNU Linux and open source software, related services, and information technologies. In addition, Mandriva offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a trusted channel to offer their services. Mandriva has technologists in over twenty countries, and is listed on the Paris Euronext Marché Libre (Euroclear code :4477PA) and on the US OTC Market (Stock symbol MDKFF). Mandriva was created by Linux enthusiasts in November of 1998. The company is based in Paris, France, with offices in Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Poland, and the United States.

linux eval  a set of GNU Linux and open source software, related services, and information technologies. In addition, Mandriva offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a trusted channel to offer their services. Mandriva has technologists in over twenty countries, and is listed on the Paris Euronext Marché Libre (Euroclear code :4477PA) and on the US OTC Market (Stock symbol MDKFF). Mandriva was created by Linux enthusiasts in November of 1998. The company is based in Paris, France, with Read More

TurboLinux Clusters One More Step Taken


TurboLinux Inc. debuted its anticipated TurboCluster Server, starting at $995 for two-node clusters. The product will scale to cluster 30 Intel-based servers.

linux eval  interconnect drivers in the Linux cluster software. Finally, Enlightened Software Inc.'s cluster server management software will be bundled with TurboCluster as well, TurboLinux officials said. TurboLinux aims to create a profile as high as that of competitor Red Hat Software Inc. with this slew of announcements, officials said. Market Impact Presently, Windows NT does not support clusters of more than two servers 1 , so this product will provide a competitive advantage in situations where clusters are Read More

Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template


OS and Application Services, Support Services, Consulting, Implementatation, and Reselling, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Customization Services, Development Services, Security Services, License Support and Applicability, Training and Community Participation, High-Level Market Characteristics

linux eval  Format) RFI/RFP Template The Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 985 features and functions found in Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) software solutions. This Open Source and Linux, IT Services Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Open Source and Read More

Intel's "New Best Friend" for Web Appliances is Linux


Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines.

linux eval  for Web Appliances is Linux Event Summary 1/5/2000 [WSJ Interactive Edition] - Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines. According to Claude Leglise, vice president of Intel's architecture business group and head of its home products group, these appliances will be geared toward the home/consumer market, Read More

Will MS try the "Open Source" Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work


In what may be another attempt to gain some kind of foothold in the handheld and embedded-OS market, rumors are floating that Microsoft will open the source code for Windows CE.

linux eval  News Feeling pressure from Linux in the embedded-device market, Microsoft Corp. is contemplating giving away Windows CE to some developers for free. The company is unlikely to go so far as to try to claim its effort to be Linux-like open source, but it nonetheless seems to be counting on riding the open source movement's coattails. Microsoft Corp. could make public its plans to open the Windows CE source base as soon as its Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in late April, sources claim. Read More

What If They Shipped an OS and Nobody Came?


With six weeks remaining before the announced shipment date for Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system, there are but a few applications "certified" to run on this long-delayed OS.

linux eval  a limited opportunity for Linux vendors to continue the war of words (See TEC News Analysis article: OS SmackDown! ). If the dearth of apps lasts long enough - say, less than 500 by year-end - it will provide an opportunity for Linux vendors to get more applications certified on their OS, allowing them to make greater inroads. Although Microsoft is trying to put its best face on this report, it can not be happy about this. After a delay of more than a year delivering Windows NT 5.0 (a/k/a Windows Read More

Choosing HBAs for Linux Environments


IT managers know that choosing the Linux host bus adapter (HBA) for their data center infrastructures can impact the reliability of their systems. That is why Linux-based servers are being deployed in many enterprises. You can use the reliability of QLogic storage area networks (SANs) to drive more value from your SAN investments—giving your IT managers increased reliability and scalability in a hardware portfolio.

linux eval  HBAs for Linux Environments IT managers know that choosing the Linux host bus adapter (HBA) for their data center infrastructures can impact the reliability of their systems. That is why Linux-based servers are being deployed in many enterprises. You can use the reliability of QLogic storage area networks (SANs) to drive more value from your SAN investments—giving your IT managers increased reliability and scalability in a hardware portfolio. Read More

Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'?


Reports indicate that Intel will delay the release of its 64-bit 'Itanium' processor yet again.

linux eval  gap might provide the Linux community with even more ammunition than it currently has. Trillian/Linux gains a little more time for developers to produce 64-bit applications. Although they started their 64-bit race a little later than Microsoft, it is still not clear who will get there first with usable applications and OS. If enough additional delays occur, people may start to question the value of an Itanium release, and may decide to wait until McKinley , the Itanium/Merced follow-on (presently) Read More

12 Steps to Enterprise Automation


Enterprise environments such as Windows, UNIX, and Linux often have timed or manual tasks that have to be monitored every time they run. Automating your job schedule could be a cost-effective way to free up operators to perform more important tasks. Here are 12 areas that you should consider when seeking to automate job scheduling or upgrade your automation.

linux eval  as Windows, UNIX, and Linux often have timed or manual tasks that have to be monitored every time they run. Automating your job schedule could be a cost-effective way to free up operators to perform more important tasks. Here are 12 areas that you should consider when seeking to automate job scheduling or upgrade your automation. Read More

Microsoft Kills a Flock of Birds with One Stone


Microsoft announces it is buying nearly 25% of the common shares of archrival Corel. Aside from giving Corel a much-needed infusion of funds, what does it mean?

linux eval  a fashion) with a Linux offering There is persistent speculation that MS is looking into Linux. Gaining access to Corel Linux (although not mentioned as a driver for the deal) offers the following possibilities: It's the latest in the embrace/extend/extinguish (E3) practice about which MS-bashers have complained. It gives Microsoft a foothold in the Linux desktop space. Although Linux only has single-digit market penetration on the desktop, Corel's is considered to be the easiest to install. Having Read More

Better Together: Blades, Linux, and Insight Control


In today’s datacenter, management costs have eclipsed all others. Server management puts a huge strain on IT budgets and, as a result, solutions that reduce costs by simplifying IT infrastructures and automating management processes are in high demand. Thankfully, a Linux-hosted management tool delivers automation for key management process—allowing your IT talent to focus on real-time business needs.

linux eval  Together: Blades, Linux, and Insight Control In today’s datacenter, management costs have eclipsed all others. Server management puts a huge strain on IT budgets and, as a result, solutions that reduce costs by simplifying IT infrastructures and automating management processes are in high demand. Thankfully, a Linux-hosted management tool delivers automation for key management process—allowing your IT talent to focus on real-time business needs. Read More

Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe’s Footprints


Gateway & AOL have selected Transmeta’s Crusoe processors for its next generation of Internet access appliances, which we’re calling “iPliances.” Some of them may even be ready for prime time this year. Is the market ready for them?

linux eval  has selected Transmeta's Mobile Linux as the operating system for these products. Gateway, which also made a strategic investment in Transmeta in April 2000, selected the Transmeta Crusoe processor for inclusion in the family of IAs it plans to launch with AOL based on several criteria: high performance; lower temperature operation, which permits smaller packaging; and its low-power requirements, which dramatically increases battery life. Market Impact As we previously reported, the Gateway AOL Read More