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Volume 3, Number 26 -- July 18, 2006
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Novell Aggressively Launches SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

After being the number two in the commercial Linux distribution business, far behind Red Hat, Novell is hoping that by getting virtualization, improved driver support, and other features into its server variant of the SUSE Linux platform--as well as simpler and more aggressive pricing--it will be able to kick sales up a notch or two and start closing the sales gap with Red Hat. If SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 doesn't in fact do that, it is hard to imagine what will. READ MORE >

Sun Fleshes Out Galaxy Opteron Server Line
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

It has probably taken a lot longer than Sun Microsystems would have liked, but the company last week finally took the wraps off the next iterations of its "Galaxy" class of Opteron-based servers. With the announcements last week at its Network Computing event in San Francisco, Sun launched a 16-core SMP server, a 10-blade server with an interesting architectural approach, and something that Sun is calling a data server. READ MORE >


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Fabric7 Tweaks Opteron Servers, Adds Windows and Solaris Support
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Upstart Silicon Valley server maker Fabric7 Systems this week is, like Sun Microsystems, trying to push the Opteron envelope a little further. As promised, Fabric7 this week is announcing support of Microsoft's Windows operating system in its Q80, which it had promised to do last year when it launched the machines running Linux. And, bowing to pressure from some customers, the company is also supporting Solaris on its Q80 machines, too. READ MORE >


VMware Delivers Eponymous Freebie Hypervisor, Sets Support Prices
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Back in February, the VMware subsidiary of storage vendor EMC changed the name of its GSX Server virtualization hypervisor to VMware Server, added some new features, put out a beta program, and said that it would eventually offer a production version as freeware with commercial-grade support. Late last week, VMware Server went commercial and VMware put out its price list. READ MORE >



 

 

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But Wait, There's More:

Novell Also Ships SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 . . . Dual-Core "Montecito" Itanium Chips Launched Today . . . Server Virtualization Is Mainstream, Says Yankee Group . . . VMware's Sales Grow 73 Percent in the Second Quarter . . . Midrange IT Professionals Working Overtime, Bigtime . . . Freescale Claims Breakthrough in MRAM Memory . . .


 

 

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
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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