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At LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco this week, Arkeia is showcasing its data protection solutions supporting Novell SLES9, MySQL v4 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. Arkeia's Network Backup Solution will be demonstrated in the MySQL and Novell partner booths as the first professional net...
PathScale has certified a new four-socket systemboard from Supermicro Computer Inc. for use with its PathScaleInfiniPath HTX InfiniBand Adapter. The Supermicro H8QC8/Eand the PathScale InfiniPath interconnect are being displayed in thePathScale booth at the LinuxWorld Conference and Ex...
Six months ago when Coverity analyzed Linux kernel 2.6.9, the same version used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, six potentially critical defects were found in the core filesystem and networking code; last week's findings on the newest Linux kernel 2.6.12 showed that all critical defec...
Univa Corporation has closed an $8 million Series-A round of investment led by ARCH Venture Partners and New World Ventures. Univa is at the intersection of two exploding markets: open source and Grid infrastructure software.
The 3.0 version of Aduva's OnStage suite for system deployment and management, due to be unveiled next week at LinuxWorld Expo, builds upon Aduva's core competency of auto-dependency knowledge and lifecycle management functionality to simplify the complexities of system deployments and...
'We are pleased with the results we achieved in the June quarter, delivering revenue and profitability at the high end of our expectations,' said Dave Sikora, president and CEO, Pervasive Software, as Pervasive recently announced results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year en...
Novell has garnered the largest market share in China's Linux Server Operating Environment for the first half of 2005, according to IDC's recent study 'China Linux Market Analysis, 1H2005'. The report shows that Novell leads the industry by revenue with 32.9% market share and in unit s...
Die Eurocopter Group, eine hundertprozentige Tochter des führenden europäischen Luft- und Raumfahrtunternehmen EADS, hat das Computersystem Evolocity(R) von Linux Networx in seiner deutschen Dependance implementiert. Die Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH nutzt das System bereits für Strömung...
'Avocent continues to innovate with KVM, KVM over IP, and wireless KVM, among other technologies,' said John Humphreys, research manager at IDC, as Avocent this week introduced the AMX 5130 switch and a range of intelligent cables to the AMX product family.
Linux Networx has announced its first annual Linux Networx User Group Conference, to be held in Snowbird, Utah September 12-14. The event is planned to provide a unique opportunity for existing and potential customers to receive training, listen to testimonials and network with industr...
An enterprising group of students at the IT University in Copenhagen, Denmark, has launched what it hopes may become 'The Linux of Beers' - it has created an 'open-source' beer by publishing its recipe and brand under a Creative Commons license.
Mike Shaver, founding member, Mozilla project and technology strategist, Mozilla Foundation, will be delivering a keynote address at LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco next month titled, 'Flash Point: Reigniting Web Innovation.'
Denx Software Engineering has announced that its embedded Linux tools and OS are available for a general-purpose PowerPC SoC from AMCC. Embedded Linux Development Kit (ELDK) includes a graphical configuration manager, free real-time extensions, cross-development tools, and more, and is...
Rickford Grant, author of 'Linux For Non-Geeks' has now written a book about Xandros: 'Linux Made Easy' - with a companion CD of the Xandros Open Circulation OS.
He did it while he was CEO of NCR Corp through cost-cutting. Can HP's new CEO Mark Hurd (pictured) now do it again at HP? 14,500 employees may find out today - the hard way. In a move expected to save as much as $1.5BN annually, Hurd is widely expected to announce today major cuts in H...
Portland, OR-based OSDL will be opening a European office in Luxembourg. The consortium, which is the current home of Linux creator Linus Torvalds, is dedicated to accelerating the growth and adoption of Linux in the enterprise.
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media company, announced today that it will be launching six new titles in the second half of this year to add to its portfolio of 16 leading i-technology titles. The new titles will include LAMP Developer's Journal (www...
IBM and Red Hat Software are reportedly offering free consultations to Solaris and HP-UX customers, about how to develop a migration strategy to a Lintel platform that includes Red Hat Linux and Intel-based IBM hardware. With Red Hat's first major Summit coming up in early June, it wil...
Wind River is expanding its industry-leading Linux solutions to address critical developer needs across all phases of the Linux development cycle.
Aduva, a leading provider of system software management solutions for distributed and mainframe-based Linux environments, today announced first-quarter sales revenue in excess of one million dollars. The company's Linux deployment and production support software is being deployed on we...
A leader in embedded Linux technologies and development tools, TimeSys Corporation, has introduced LinuxDepot and LinuxEngine, new 'Linux Customization' solutions aimed at meeting the precise feature, footprint and hardware requirements of any embedded device.
The innovative features of a Linux-based Mobile Desktop called 'Mobilis' have already attracted three major clients viz. ITC (for health and education), Reva Electric Car Company (for its dashboards) and some South African Universities for their students, said the company's CEO yesterd...
Micro Center is going from today to be offering Linspire pre-installed on a number of PowerSpec desktop computers. The Linspire/Micro Center partnership follows recent market research reports that predict revenues from desktop Linux PCs will grow to $10 billion by 2008.
Novell has expanded its commitment to enterprise-class security by acquiring Immunix, Inc., a leading provider of host-based application security solutions for Linux. AppArmor, the Linux application security system, will from today be called Novell AppArmor.
'If you're not running Linux, it's difficult for an emerging Internet business like ours to get funding,' says Scott Rafer, CEO of Feedster. The entrepreneurial search engine and advertising network, based in San Francisco, says it has reduced its operating hardware costs by 60 perce...
BitDefender, the Romanian security house, has upgraded its Samba Linux File Servers to version 1.6.2 and open sourced parts of it. The antivirus for Samba is capable of scanning and disinfecting shared files and folders on access and on-demand, and can be installed alongside of BitDefe...
In the name of simplicity, Dell is going to start offering patch management software that's integrated with Altiris' for updating server environments. The stuff will be part of Dell's OpenManage 4 systems management software, which has been integrated with the complete Altiris Manageme...
Novell has tapped Ron Hovsepian to be president, worldwide field operations responsible for field marketing and sales, channel sales and marketing, consulting, services and Novell's alliance program. He'll have all the regions reporting to him, relieving Novell CEO Jack Messman of some...
Investors are itchy about that $2.2 billion Siebel has socked away in the bank not to mention its dragging stock price. Siebel's unexpected new CEO George Shaheen, three weeks into the job, is now saying that the company will make acquisitions and targeted investments, as well as the j...
Oracle and Siebel have apparently had what sound like pretty unenthusiastic, going-nowhere-now takeover discussions recently, according to the Wall Street Journal, which got it from TheDeal.com, which apparently picked up on a lead from one of Siebel's unhappy shareholders who wrote Si...
Penguin Computing has hired Sun refugee Bill Cook as senior VP of sales and services, a new position, to drive its aggressive HPC revenue goals. He used to be senior VP of US sales at Sun Microsystems. He was with Sun for 19 years,
Quoting an unidentified hedge fund manager supposedly 'close to McNealy' - well, maybe he was before the story hit - BusinessWeek caused a bit of a brouhaha last Friday when it said Sun was considering using its $7.5 billion stash to go private at $5-$5.50 a share with the help of LBO ...
IBM is going to cut 10,000-13,000 jobs, mostly in Europe where it's been weak and mostly out of its precious service organization, to propitiate the gods who ruined its first quarter. IBM has been hinting that it was going to restructure since it rushed out the news that its quarter ha...
Novell has (CS2C), a Linux firm, to promote local development and adoption of Linux. The pair is supposed to cooperate in providing technology, services and marketing to optimize and promote Linux to the Chinese market.
Firefox has doubled its market share, according to Janco's April Browser Market Share Study. It says that Firefox has grabbed 10.28% of the browser market in less than three months and based on conversations with a number of industry sources and Janco's own projections, it feel that Fi...
Saying it's answering mounting demand for more visualization capability in the hands of Linux users struggling with big data problems, Silicon Graphics has extended its family of rack-mount Prism boxes with a new deskside model that starts at $8,500 and packs up to 24GB of memory and t...
Egenera would probably like to go public to pay for its continued growth. Goodness knows it's had its S-1 registration filed with the SEC since last summer. However, the stars over Wall Street haven't aligned for high tech lately so Egenera's arranged for Horizon Technology Finance LLC...
The Utah federal court presiding over the SCO v IBM case ruled on the Forbes-CNET-G2 motion to unseal the court records this afternoon less than 72 hours after hearing arguments on the motion. It denied the press's motion to intervene but took steps 'to minimize the risk of over-design...
Turbolinux says it's got a deal in its pocket that will see the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China's biggest commercial banks holding a fifth of the total assets held in all banking institutions in China and a Fortune 500 company, standardize on Turbolinux' operating system...
Jeremy Allison, the Samba leader, has left HP to join Novell, a move he's been toying with since HP sent him to Novell's BrainShare user conference last year. Reluctant to go, Allison went anyway and says he was delighted to find a company so dedicated to Linux even the widgetry used t...