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July 23, 2007  5:51 PM

Replacing Microsoft Small Business Server: IT pro asks for open source software alternatives



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Open source applications

David Crook, a consultant and 20-year IT veteran, has issued a challenge -- via SearchEnterpriseLinux.com -- to the open source community. He tells me he has a shiny new IBM xSeries server "sitting idle waiting for something to make its life a little less boring." His first thought was to install...

July 22, 2007  10:30 PM

Alfresco study: Enterprises evaluate on Windows, deploy on (Red Hat) Linux



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

Open source content management company Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced the immediate availability of its first-ever global survey of trends in the use of open source software in the enterprise. The "Alfresco open source barometer survey," conducted April through June 2007 using opt-in...


June 27, 2007  9:29 AM

Microsoft Security Response Center rated one of the worst jobs in science



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Security, Uncategorized

This is one of those posts that's provided as some gratuitous schadenfreund for Linux advocates out there, so just sit back and enjoy the show... It seems today that Popular Science recently rated Microsoft's Security...

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June 26, 2007  9:08 AM

The world can live without Microsoft



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

Linux around the worldIndia. China. Japan....


June 22, 2007  8:00 AM

Friday Linux comic fun



Posted by: ITKE
Linux humor, Linux versus Windows

Fox Trot does Linux


June 19, 2007  11:50 AM

No patent deal possible, says Red Hat and Ubuntu (and now Mandriva too)



Posted by: ITKE
Legal, licensing issues, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux, Uncategorized

We predicted that the Linspire-Microsoft deal was no big deal at all to Linux this week over at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com with the help of analyst Gordon Haff, but today it's official: Red...


June 12, 2007  9:16 AM

Does Linus speak the truth?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Legal, licensing issues, Linux versus Windows, SUSE/Novell, Uncategorized

Linus Torvalds and the GPLv3

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June 11, 2007  9:25 AM

Parsing patent promises



Posted by: ITKE
Legal, licensing issues, Linux versus Windows

A column at the New York Times keeps the Linux patent debate in the spotlight for one more day...

What a difference 16 years makes....


June 5, 2007  12:46 PM

The future of Linux: Microsoft?!



Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows

While the Linux blogosphere stews over Xandros' apparent defection to the dark side of the force, ZDNet blogger Ed Burnette waxes cynically on the future of Linux:

One by one, free and open source software providers are signing...


June 4, 2007  10:42 AM

2007: Year of the Linux ‘patent covenant?’



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, SUSE/Novell

MORE UPDATES (o6/07/07): ComputerWorld is reporting this morning that LG has also jumped on board with Microsoft for...

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