OsOpinion.com takes a brief look at two competing technologies - Microsoft .NET and WebSphere. “IBM seems to have the best chance to convince its customers to go with its product, called WebSphere [instead of Microsoft's], analysts told NewsFactor, because its Global Services division has the capacity to offer nearly everything its customers need to work effectively. “
The goal for most desktop-oriented Linux distributions in the
last few years has been to build a reliable desktop that works
out of the box. However, in OfB Labs experiences, most Linux
packages fall short of this goal - if only by a small bit. Please
notice that I say “most” and not “all” in the previous sentence.
From the NewsForge.net article - “Here's the scenario: I sit down to my desktop computer and plug my Sharp Zaurus Linux-powered handheld into its base station. An applet in my panel starts flashing the word “syncing” and a progress bar starts creeping — 1%, 2%, 10% … Without giving the syncing operation another thought I click on the devices folder in Nautilus. “
Associate Editor Steven Hatfield takes a look at how his mother, who uses
much of the same functionality on her computer as an office worker, migrated
to Linux. Was the switch-over successful? Read on to find out.
LinuxDevices.com is running an article on Sun Microsystem's recent pro-Linux announcements. “In a major Linux strategy announcement, Sun Microsystems today aligned itself with Linux stalwarts IBM and Hewlett-Packard by throwing its weight behind Linux. Specifically Sun said it will … dramatically expand its line of Sun Cobalt Linux appliances and will introduce a new family of low-end general purpose Linux/x86-based systems.”
Linux storms the Enterprise Telephony market with the merger of it's two leading telephony projects.
In a professional environment, automation of system installations is a means to secure efficiency and reproducible quality. So far, the Linux world lacked this tool. This has changed since ALICE, the Advanced Linux Installation and Configuration Environment has been made widely available by SuSE.
LINUXWORLD NEW YORK-[January 30, 2002]— California Digital Corporation today announced the launch of its Linux server business. Founded in 1994, California Digital is now shipping ultradense Linux servers and clusters as part of the total Linux solutions it provides to its enterprise clients.
From the Linux Journal article:
'This year's LinuxWorld New York, while not sporting an unusually high number of vendors, was very high in attendees…'