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Veritas: ‘We Are Taking Heterogeneity to the Next Level’

Veritas recently marked five years of pushing software products to the Linux community, and with many announcements made at the LinuxWorld conference this week, Veritas' offerings could now be called a complete range of storage management, data protection, performance management and automation softw...

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OSRM Chairman Daniel Egger on Open-Source Insurance

Open Source Risk Management, the first and only vendor-neutral provider of open-source risk mitigation and coordinated legal defense services, recently certified the Linux kernel as free of source code that could provide a basis for meritorious copyright infringement claims. After a six-month proces...

Sun Java Desktop System, Release 2

Sun Microsystems announced today the second release of the Sun Java Desktop System, with new integrated desktop management and auto-update features as well as a free one-year developer tools subscription, which the company values at $645. Sun also announced that nine new independent software vendors...

SGI Pushes ‘Big Data’ with 10 Gigabit Ethernet

Reinforcing its strategy of squarely targeting the high-performance computing market, Silicon Graphics today announced that it will offer 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity across its product lines of servers, workstations, graphics systems and storage technologies. SGI is offering the new PCI-X adapt...

BEA Plans Open-Source Project To Promote Java

BEA Systems, an application-infrastructure software company, today announced plans to create an open-source project called "Beehive." Project Beehive is designed to be what the company is calling the "industry's first open-source foundation" for building service-oriented architecture (SOA) and enter...

New York College To Open OSDL Linux Research Site

New York's Marist College has joined Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and will offer mainframe data-center computing resources -- through OSDL -- for Linux developers. The new center is one of only three OSDL-affiliated research facilities in the world. The other OSDL labs are located in Beaverto...

ARM Announces Integrated Multiprocessor Core

ARM, a provider of embedded RISC processors, today announced at the Embedded Processor Forum the availability of a new processor called the MPCore, which has been developed as part of the company's ongoing partnership with NEC Electronics. The MPCore synthesizable multiprocessor, based on the compan...

Sun and Capgemini Launch RFID System

Sun Microsystems and Capgemini yesterday announced the launch of a jointly developed Radio Frequency Identification system. The system is designed to help enable retail and consumer packaged-goods companies to comply with RFID mandates issued by a growing number of retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Targe...

Supercomputing and Visualization: SGI Moves Forward

Silicon Graphics recently completed the third quarter of its fiscal year 2004 with what the company says is "continued momentum" for its products introduced throughout the past year: the SGI Altix family of servers, SGI InfiniteStorage products, Silicon Graphics Onyx4 UltimateVision systems and Sili...

LindowsOS Becomes ‘Linspire’ in Wake of Lawsuits

Lindows today renamed its desktop Linux operating system, LindowsOS, to Linspire. The Web site Lindows.com also has been replaced by Linspire.com, which now will be the primary site for consumers who are looking for information, want to purchase Lindows products or are seeking support for previously...

Novell Builds NetWare-SuSE Bridge, Opens iFolders

Accelerating its delivery of promised networking capabilities by a year, Novell has announced Novell Open Enterprise Server, a combined NetWare and SuSE Linux product. OES will deliver networking capabilities associated with Novell's NetWare platform and the company's newly acquired SuSE Linux and X...

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SCO Director of Public Relations Blake Stowell Speaks Out

When it comes to brass tacks, SCO's Blake Stowell, the company's director of public relations, believes the company is fighting the good fight, sticking up for its own intellectual property despite the effect this move eventually might have on Linux, the GPL and the open-source community in general....

SGI Launches Initiative To Improve Linux Visualization

Silicon Graphics this week launched an initiative that will bring the company's graphics technology to computers running Linux. The initiative consists of two elements: SGI's collaboration with various open-source graphics projects, including Chromium, and SGI's release of a tool kit for developers....

SGI Intros Low-Cost Linux Server to Technical-Computing Market

Silicon Graphics has been struggling to regain its dominance in the high-performance technical-computing market. Now, with the release of SGI Altix 350, a new Intel Itanium 2 and 64-bit Linux OS-based server, SGI is trying to make a major impact on the landscape of the $2.6 billion midrange segment ...

Red Hat Moves Away, Xandros Steps In

In the wake of Red Hat's recent announcement about abandoning the desktop market in favor of the enterprise, several companies have quickly stepped in to proclaim support for Linux on the desktop. Most recently, Xandros not only proclaimed support for Linux on the desktop, but also released Xandros ...

MontaVista Linux To Support Intel’s Next-Gen Wireless Processor

In a move that highlights the accelerated adoption of Linux into the consumer electronics marketplace, MontaVista Software has announced that its Linux Consumer Electronics Edition (CEE) now supports the recently unveiled next-generation Intel processor for wireless devices, code-named Bulverde. The...

ARM Joins Consumer Electronics Linux Forum

ARM, one of the largest developers of embedded systems, has announced its membership in the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum. Established in June, CELF is an industry group focused on advancing Linux as an open-source platform for consumer electronics devices such as handheld computers and other aud...

Torvalds and Morton Release Linux Kernel 2.6

The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a global consortium of technology companies dedicated to accelerating adoption of Linux, has announced the release of a new 2.6 Linux test kernel from Linux creator Linus Torvalds and 2.6 kernel maintainer Andrew Morton. The kernel is ready for enterprise tes...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Meets with Widespread Support

This week, Red Hat announced the next move in its long-term strategy of delivering an open-source architecture to the enterprise. Shipping now, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 package is designed to support an increased range of IT deployments spanning seven major hardware architectures. "Red Hat Ent...

Sun’s Java Desktop System Will Support Athlon 64

Sun Microsystems has announced that its Java Desktop System will support AMD's new Athlon 64 processor. Marketing the JDS as "the first viable alternative to Windows in 15 years," Sun hopes to draw customers with the feel of a familiar desktop environment and a price tag that is significantly less t...

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