Operating Systems and Software Services
- February 01, 2007
Microsoft may be tooting its own horn about Vista, but SMBs are hearing the blare as babble. Only 7% of small businesses are interested in upgrading by the end of the year.
- January 31, 2007
Red Hat's Certified Service Provider program, which started its trial stage yesterday, is the first step in the Linux vendor's unified channel strategy.
- January 26, 2007
The Oracle Management Pack for Linux lets administrators monitor and manage servers running the company's Linux distribution.
- January 11, 2007
Red Hat, Novell and now Oracle are struggling to be the big dog in enterprise Linux, but it makes little differnce to the channel who comes out on top.
- January 04, 2007
Linux will make serious strides in mission-critical applications over the next five years, according to a recent survey, bumping players like Unix and NetWare to the side.
- January 02, 2007
A survey of large companies shows that many are looking at Red Hat's support costs as they decide whether to stay with it or switch to another Linux distribution.
- November 27, 2006
Microsoft reaffirms commitment to Linux, but confirms limits to cooperation and outlines areas of further competition. In the meantime VARs wonder how far Microsoft can penetrate data center virtuallization with VMware being the dominant player
- November 26, 2006
Just weeks after their historic peace treaty Microsoft and Novell, and the open-source community, are at odds over intellectual property rights.
- November 21, 2006
Report guides customers through cost analysis of open source vs. commercial software, but customers often focus on license fees, ignore flexibility of resulting applications.
- November 15, 2006
Microsoft is creating new industry alliances, cutting training prices, offering upgrade coupons and doing everything else it can do to encourage early Vista purchasers. VARs still expect the release to be less than spectacular.
- November 07, 2006
Better Windows/Linux integration would be good; but so far none of the Novell/Microsoft promises look like they'll significantly expand the business of channel partners.
- November 06, 2006
These open source software FAQs may come in handy when helping customers select and integrate open source technologies. We present the top 10 questions about open source software posed by members of our sister site November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06
Integration promises are great, but integrators may not benefit even if the formerly feuding vendors deliver on promises of easier integration.
- November 01, 2006
Now that you've had an overview of key sessions -- and parties -- attended at IBM System p, AIX 5L and Linux Technical University, as well as...
- November 01, 2006
Some of the best practices and methods to come out of the "care and feeding of AIX" class at IBM System p, AIX 5L and Linux Technical University included how to best configure the /etc/netsvc.conf file, why to increase the number of AIX users and ...