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Red Hat Breaks $500 Million in 2007, Aims 30 Percent Higher in 2008
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Commercial Linux distributor Red Hat closed out its fiscal 2007 year and last week reported financial results for the final quarter and full year. With the absorption of JBoss more or less accomplished and Red Hat the leader in commercial Linux shipments support sales, the company is pressing on to break through the $1 billion barrier in the next few years under the guidance of a new president and chief executive officer, Jim Whitehurst. READ MORE >

HP Targets SMB Shops with New Entry Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

With Dell waking back up in the server market, particularly in the entry X64 space where it still has some clout, building out a distribution channel, and making some moves in the blade server area now, too, Hewlett-Packard has to stay on its toes and continue rolling out new technology to keep enticing small and medium businesses to choose its ProLiant products over Dell's PowerEdge alternatives in tower, rack, and blade form factors. READ MORE >


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IBM and VCs Invest in EnterpriseDB
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

EnterpriseDB, the commercial enterprise that is providing support and services for the open source PostgreSQL relational database management system, announced this week that it has received its third round of venture capital funding, including some dough from IBM. READ MORE >


As I See It: Misera Plebs Contribuens
by Victor Rozek

Greetings, misera plebs contribuens! It's what the Hungarian people started calling themselves after King Andreas II exempted the nobility from taxation--an immunity which, like one, long, baronial happy meal, lasted from the 13th to the 19th century. It means 'miserable tax-paying people,' and if you've already prepared this year's return, you probably feel like one. READ MORE >



 

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Symark Tackles Tough Access Control Problems
by Alex Woodie

Cyber criminals lurking from East European Internet cafes get most of the attention from security-wary companies these days. But historically the majority of security breaches are perpetrated by internal users, such as systems administrators with powerful user profiles that give them open access to the servers they manage. Symark International is one of the software vendors helping companies control internal access to popular servers. This week the company launched its newest product: PowerADvantage. READ MORE >


But Wait, There's More:

• Japanese Firm Sells Tiny Linux Server in the States

• HP Teams Up with Citrix for Embedded Xen Hypervisors

• Dell Shuts Down One Austin Plant Among 8,800 Job Cuts

• IGEL Touts the Green Effect of Thin Clients

• Oracle's Business Grows in Fiscal Q3, But Not As Much as Expected


 

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,
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Xangati Launches End-User Network Troubleshooter

Marathon Launches Fault Tolerance for Xen on Windows

Dell Inks OEM Deal with Egenera for Server Management Software

IBM Places Mobile Computing, Composite Apps on UC Pedestal

The Unix Guardian
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Red Hat Breaks $500 Million in 2007, Aims 30 Percent Higher in 2008

HP Targets SMB Shops with New Entry Servers

IBM and VCs Invest in EnterpriseDB

As I See It: Misera Plebs Contribuens

Symark Tackles Tough Access Control Problems

But Wait, There's More:

Japanese Firm Sells Tiny Linux Server in the States . . . HP Teams Up with Citrix for Embedded Xen Hypervisors . . . Dell Shuts Down One Austin Plant Among 8,800 Job Cuts . . . IGEL Touts the Green Effect of Thin Clients . . . Oracle's Business Grows in Fiscal Q3, But Not As Much as Expected . . .


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