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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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IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs


IBM has recently reenergized its incursion into the mid-market gold rush with a new program carrying the 'Express' brand, which targets companies with less than 1,000 employees with a bundle of hardware, software infrastructure, professional services, and financing. IBM hopes to ride on the mid-market forays of a plethora of its enterprise application partner providers, while also providing some real alternative for Microsoft at the low end of the application market.

linux configurations  WebSphere Portal Express for Linux on the POWER architecture, and to deliver an employee workplace solution on both eServer iSeries and eServer pSeries platforms. Financing For IBM Express Solutions — It includes a low rate financing solution that should make it more affordable for medium-sized businesses to install and upgrade any Express solution sooner for a more immediate return on their IT investment. The low rate financing solution offers below-market rates to qualified customers giving them an Read More

Dell to Factory-Install Red Hat Linux on Servers


Red Hat, Inc., and Dell Computer Corporation today extended their strategic alliance, with Dell committing to factory-install Red Hat Linux on all future and currently shipping Dell« PowerEdge« server models.

linux configurations  installation of Red Hat Linux across selected configurations of its workstations and desktop PCs. Market Impact This is another big boost for Red Hat. Until this announcement, Dell would only factory-install Windows NT on its servers, other OSes would have to be done through the DellPlus organization. This move will increase market growth for both Red Hat and Dell. In the OS market in general, the increased shipment of the challenger (vis--vis Microsoft) OS should lead to diversification. However, Read More

What's in a name? or Enterprise systems' reincarnations (Part II)


While the Part I of this topic focused on Consona Corporation (former M2M Holdings), this time the discussion continues with the recently minted Solarsoft entity, privately owned by Marlin Equity Partners. True, in Part I, besides Infor, I could have also mentioned as old news the renaming of Verticent ERP Plus (formerly PowerCerv [evaluate this product]) as part of the ASA International parent

linux configurations  AIX and open source Linux. XKO is best known in Europe for various systems aimed at managing finance, inventory and production in businesses ranging from builders’ merchants through fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) distributors to high-tech engineering firms. The company has grown organically and through acquisition since its formation from the merger of KSE and Xavier Computer Group in 1999. Regardless of the underlying technology used, a future standard architecture (i.e., SOSA) must ensure that all Read More

New Storage Array from Sun


Sun has launched an attempt to break into the ranks of large-scale and enterprise storage system vendors like EMC, IBM, and Compaq.

linux configurations  Windows 2000 NT, and Linux/Intel. The exploding data requirements of the Net economy have brought about a new storage paradigm that requires dynamic, intelligent, network-based storage services for heterogeneous environments, said Denise Shiffman, vice president of marketing for Sun Network Storage. Customers need to be able to scale capacity, performance and availability at the same time, and they need to be able to do it quickly and cost-effectively. Sun is the first to provide this Read More

Compaq and Samsung in Deal to Save Alpha


Compaq Computer Corp. and South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. are planning to announce Monday a preliminary agreement to spend $500 million to advance the manufacturing and marketing of Compaq's 64-bit Alpha microprocessors and computer systems.

linux configurations  fund to invest in Linux software makers and promote the use of Alpha-based computers. Market Impact Markets primarily affected are the high-end technical computing and server markets. The incorporation of Linux is an attempt to bring Alpha into more mainstream computing environments. Compaq/Samsung have also expressed an intent to move Alpha into areas such as network appliances, but Alpha's present cost structure does not make this a simple task. If Compaq can leverage Linux into a significant sales Read More

Red Hat Summit 2014: Open Source at the Forefront of IT


For Red Hat, the recent summit that took place in California was special in many instances. It marked the 10th anniversary of the Red Hat Summit and the celebration of a company that has for more than 20 years been a key contributor, consolidator, and promoter of open source technology in the enterprise, and is now a key player in the software and IT industry in general.

linux configurations  previous paradigms, especially through Linux Container’s new features, and partnerships with innovative companies such as Docker for improving software delivery and consumption.   Red Hat is Being Serious About the Industrialization of IT A number of interesting innovations and advances represent an important shift in the way Red Hat is working towards industrializing IT, through easing the overall process of configuring and controlling IT deployments. Two announcements came to the forefront at the Read More

VA Linux Releases NAS Server


Trying to break into the growing Network-Attached Storage market, Linux-based hardware manufacturer VA Linux has announced the release of its 9205 NAS storage server appliance.

linux configurations  Linux Releases NAS Server VA Linux Releases NAS Server R. Krause - September 26, 2000 Event Summary VA Linux Systems, Inc. recently introduced the VA Linux 9205 NAS system, a 2U (3.5-inch-high) storage appliance that leverages VA's expertise in Open Source software and high-density Linux systems engineering. The VA Linux 9205 NAS is VA's first network-attached storage (NAS) solution, complementing the company's product line, which is the industry's broadest selection of 1U and 2U rackmount Linux Read More

Vendor Analysis: Kaspersky Anti-Virus Products Examined


Kaspersky Labs is no newcomer to anti-virus products. Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Pleasanton, California and Cambridge, England, Kaspersky Labs has successfully branded itself as a leader in multi-platform anti-virus products. Though many IT decision makers neglect to protect their UNIX systems from viruses, research done by Kaspersky Labs indicates that Linux may be just as prone to viruses as Microsoft operating systems.

linux configurations  Kaspersky Labs indicates that Linux may be just as prone to viruses as Microsoft operating systems. Company Background Kaspersky Labs began taking shape in 1989 when Eugene Kaspersky discovered that his own computer had been infected with the Cascade virus. From 1991 to 1997 Mr. Kaspersky was employed by KAMI Information Technologies Center in Moscow. ( KAMI is now owned by i-Teco and is one of the largest systems integrators in Russia.) While at KAMI, Mr. Kaspersky led the development of an anti-virus Read More

Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)


This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

linux configurations  deploy and support. Finally, Linux will continue to take tentative steps from the server room toward user cubicles during 2000. Most vendors offer Linux-certified systems, and some (Dell) even offer Red Hat Linux preinstalled. However, this trend will only catch fire when there are critical applications available for Linux - not just MS Office compliant suites, such as Sun's StarOffice. Leading office suites available for Linux include StarOffice and Corel's WordPerfect Office 2000. IBM's Lotus Read More

Software Development Services


Hi-Tech Export does application development on both Windows and Linux platforms. The company has experience in developing client/server and multitier database applications as well as stand-alone desktop solutions. Hi-Tech is focused on delivering customized application software solutions for client/server platforms and the Web. Hi-Tech also takes care of more routine IT tasks like application maintenance (bug fixes, new features, etc.), testing of web-based solutions, and web publishing. Hi-Tech Export's typical services include - Client/server based software application in various platforms like Visual Basic, SQL Server, Oracle, etc. - Web application development in .NET, Java, ASP, PHP, etc. - Systems Programming in C, C++, and Perl - Migration of systems from one database system to another e.g. SQL Server to Oracle, Informix to Oracle, etc. Hi-Tech Export also provides life cycle testing of web-based applications and client/server products. It automates test runs wherever possible and uses off-the-shelf tools to reduce testing cycle time.  

linux configurations  on both Windows and Linux platforms. The company has experience in developing client/server and multitier database applications as well as stand-alone desktop solutions. Hi-Tech is focused on delivering customized application software solutions for client/server platforms and the Web. Hi-Tech also takes care of more routine IT tasks like application maintenance (bug fixes, new features, etc.), testing of web-based solutions, and web publishing. Hi-Tech Export's typical services include - Client/server Read More

Windows 2000: Paragon for Partisans, Skewered by Skeptics


After a wait of more than a year, Windows 2000 (The OS Formerly Known as "NT 5.0") was made available to the public on February 17th.

linux configurations  saw increased demand for Linux and predicted that corporate adoption of Windows 2000 will likely be slow. He did some damage control earlier this week, but partial damage had already been done. Finally, reports of 63,000 bugs/defects have appeared. In response, Keith White said: We didn't ship this with any show-stopper bugs, which means bugs that cause lost data or crashes. This product is rock solid. Market Impact Anytime Microsoft releases a new operating system, it affects the market in a big way. Read More

Server and Desktop Solutions: What the Research Means for Small and Medium Enterprises


Different types of organizations show distinct preferences when assigning importance to the criteria on which to base their operating system selection. Small and medium enterprises need to carefully analyze the available data to accurately evaluate their strategic IT investments.

linux configurations  interviewees agreed that the Linux OS is mainly server-oriented and Windows is mainly user-oriented, but these specialists are able to operate within both environments. Considering hierarchy variables and market offers, it is clear that enterprises have three potential OS options to choose from: free solutions, commercial open source, and closed source. A combination of these three is also possible. SMEs run critical business applications on their servers and workstations, and therefore it is important 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 configurations  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

Red Hat Releases Clustering Software


Red Hat is the latest of the Linux distributors to provide its own version of clustering software.

linux configurations  of the Red Hat Linux 6.2 solution. Red Hat High Availability Server is an out-of-the-box clustering solution that delivers dynamic load balancing, improved fault tolerance and scalability of TCP/IP based applications. It lets users combine individual servers into a cluster, resulting in highly available access to critical network resources such as data, applications, network services, and more. If one server in the cluster fails, another will automatically take over its workload. The Red Hat High Read More