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Volume 1, Number 22 -- June 22, 2004


 
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Linux Server Market to Boom
Though 2008

by Timothy Prickett Morgan

While Linux has been a hot item for a decade amongst an increasing number of intrepid or disgruntled consumers, companies, and other organizations (such as government research institutions), it has only recently been adopted by the big IT players and pushed as a means of doing what IT vendors do: make money. And if market researcher IDC turns out to be correct, Linux is going to eventually drive nearly a third of server sales worldwide. READ MORE >

 

Red Hat Shows You Can Make Money from Linux
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Wall Street was especially jumpy last week as Red Hat announced that its chief financial officer, Kevin Thompson, is leaving the company. Thompson turned in a stellar quarter for Red Hat at his final briefing with analysts last week, with the company throwing off big piles of cash. Linux may be free, but a commercial version with tech support certainly is not. And if Red Hat's numbers are any indication, there is a huge appetite for commercial Linux. READ MORE >


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Fiorina Says HP Is Ready to Grow
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Hewlett-Packard hosted its annual securities analyst meeting in San Jose recently, and the company's top brass laid out its plan to grow revenues consistently at a rate in the high single digits (twice the rate of growth in the worldwide gross domestic product) and to grow profits by more that 20 percent a year. This is a very ambitious goal, similar to that of its main rival, IBM. But HP thinks it has a unique way of attaining these goals. READ MORE >

 

Mad Dog 21/21: Panda to the Masses
by Hesh Wiener

A panda is as rare as a generous man. And, it seems, similarly difficult to reproduce. Pandas are indigenous to China and come mainly from Sichuan, their archipelago of habitats spanning, in part, the northern border with Gansu, with some living northeast in Shaanxi. The generous appear in every nation, every culture, every age, every walk of life. About ten percent of the world's panda population is in captivity. No similar information is available about the generous, but they have played an instrumental role in computing through free or open software. READ MORE >

 
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  But Wait, There's More

Web Services: Programmers Say Spanning Platforms More Vital Than Spanning Languages . . . Judge Makes Rulings in SCO Cases with IBM, Novell . . . Linux 2.4, 2.6 Kernels Have Security Bugs . . . Scalix Upgrades Linux-Based Groupware . . . Novell Sponsors Open Source IPsec Security for Linux . . . Earthquake Highlights Lack of Preparedness Among L.A. Companies . . . Oracle Acquisition of PeopleSoft Would Hurt: Daimler-Chrysler IT Exec . . . READ MORE >




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
Managing Editor: Shannon Pastore
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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THIS ISSUE
SPONSORED BY:

ICS
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Open Systems
ShaoLin Microsystems
SuSE Linux


BACK ISSUES

TABLE OF
CONTENTS
Linux Server Market to Boom Though 2008

Red Hat Shows You Can Make Money from Linux

Fiorina Says HP Is Ready to Grow

Mad Dog 21/21: Panda to the Masses

But Wait, There's More




The Four Hundred
The AS/400: 16 Years of Bending, Not Breaking

The eServer i5 Versus Linux Servers

IDC Says Server Market Will Grow 5% in 2004

The Windows Observer
Microsoft Takes on Spam with Exchange Server 2003 SP1

AMD Cops to Plans for Dual-Core Chip

HP Talks Up Its Blade Server Prowess, Doubles Density

The Unix Guardian
Fowler Talks Up Sun's X86 Prospects

SCO Rolls Out UnixWare Update, Small Biz Edition

Flashback to 1956: IT for Rent




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