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Volume 4, Number 1 -- January 9, 2007
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Red Hat Unaffected By Oracle Unbreakable Linux in Fiscal Q3
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Just after we went on holiday at the end of 2006, commercial Linux distributor Red Hat posted its financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended November 30. Red Hat was able to shake off the effect of Oracle's Unbreakable Linux, which was launched in late October as a pseudo-clone of Red Hat's own Enterprise Linux. Sales were up 45 percent to $105.8 million in the quarter, and software subscription sales rose by 48 percent to $88.9 million. But there was one effect of the Oracle launch. READ MORE >

OpenVZ Project Supports Virtualized Linux on Sun's Sparc T1 Chips
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The OpenVZ project, which steers the development of the technology behind the server virtualization technology behind SWsoft's Virtuozzo commercial product, has announced that it has ported its OpenVZ software to Sun Microsystems' "Niagara" Sparc T1 processors. READ MORE >


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The IT Analysts Make Their 2007 Predictions
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Human beings are forward-looking animals, which is probably why we have our eyes in the front of our heads. (Well, actually, we have our eyes in the front of our heads so we can see in 3-D, and the effect is that we are turned into forward-looking creatures.) As we enter the new year, it is probably a good idea to take a look at what some experts have to say about the IT ecosystem in general and what its prospects are for the year. READ MORE >


Arrow Buys Agilysys' IT Distribution Business for $485 Million
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The consolidation in the server and storage distribution business continues apace in 2007 as Arrow Electronics announced last week that it would pay $485 million in cash to buy the KeyLink Systems Group distribution business from rival Agilysys. With this deal, Arrow positions itself to better compete against Avnet, its remaining big rival in the enterprise server, storage, and software distribution business. Both Arrow and Avnet have been doing acquisitions in recent months to build up their IT distributorships. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

Users Approve of Microsoft-Novell Deal, the Vendors Say . . . Intel Delivers More Quad-Core Server and PC Chips . . . Red Hat's Fedora Core 6 Tops A Million Installs . . . Sun Adds Opteron Rev F Blade Server, Sets Utility Pricing . . . Uncle Sam Pushes Energy Star Ratings for Servers . . . U.S. Energy Department Gives Away 95 Million CPU-Hours on Supers . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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The Four Hundred
IBM's System i Priorities for 2007

Arrow Buys Agilysys' IT Distribution Business for $485 Million

Uncle Sam Pushes Energy Star Ratings for Servers

As I See It: Questioning Retirement

Four Hundred Stuff
TNT Finds the 'NAC' for System i Protection

The Russians Are Coming with New i5/OS-Based Payment Processor

Help/Systems Updates the GUI with Robot/SCHEDULE 10.0

PlanetJ Releases WOW 6.5, Begins Beta for WOWFusion

Big Iron
IBM Sues PSI: You Say Emulate, We Say Litigate

Top Mainframe Stories and Vendor Announcements

Chats, Webinars, Seminars, Shows, and Other Happenings

Four Hundred Guru
Stuff I Didn't Publish This Year

The System i and Office 2007

Admin Alert: More Information on Fixed Storage and WRKSYSACT

System i PTF Guide
December 9, 2006: Volume 8, Number 47

December 2, 2006: Volume 8, Number 46

November 25, 2006: Volume 8, Number 45

November 18, 2006: Volume 8, Number 44

November 11, 2006: Volume 8, Number 43

November 4, 2006: Volume 8, Number 42

The Windows Observer
Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Exploits, Leaves Two Untouched

Vista Will Boost IT Industry Revenues, Computer Costs

Microsoft's New 'Voice Server' Enters Beta

The Top 10 Warning Signs You May Need a PSA Solution

The Unix Guardian
Latest Dispatch from the Unix Server Wars

Forrester Predicts IT Spending Slowdown in 2007

Evans Data Cases Programming Language Popularity

The X Factor: You Can't Steal What's Free, But You Can Pay a Lot for Something That Isn't Worth It

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
Full iSeries Events Calendar

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Red Hat Unaffected By Oracle Unbreakable Linux in Fiscal Q3

OpenVZ Project Supports Virtualized Linux on Sun's Sparc T1 Chips

The IT Analysts Make Their 2007 Predictions

Arrow Buys Agilysys' IT Distribution Business for $485 Million

But Wait, There's More:


Users Approve of Microsoft-Novell Deal, the Vendors Say . . . Intel Delivers More Quad-Core Server and PC Chips . . . Red Hat's Fedora Core 6 Tops A Million Installs . . . Sun Adds Opteron Rev F Blade Server, Sets Utility Pricing . . . Uncle Sam Pushes Energy Star Ratings for Servers . . . U.S. Energy Department Gives Away 95 Million CPU-Hours on Supers . . .


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