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Volume 4, Number 28 -- July 31, 2007
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Companies Test on Windows, Deploy on Linux
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

In one of the more interesting stories that has come out during this relative quiet summer season in IT, a survey done by Alfresco Software, a provider of open source content management software and paid-for support for the product, shows what could be some major shifts in the ways that Linux and Windows are used by IT departments. They might be, in an ironic twist of fate, reversing their roles. READ MORE >

Intel Sets Up 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs Against Future Opterons
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

With Advanced Micro Devices gearing up to deliver its "Barcelona" quad-core Opteron Rev F processors in August, rival Intel has no intention of making it easy for AMD to steal all the headlines or garner more extra sales among server customers. That's why Intel last week leaked out some information about its future dual-core "Tigerton" Xeon MP processor and its related server platform. READ MORE >


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The IT Job Market Is More Competitive, Says Gartner
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

According to a new report from IT industry watcher Gartner, chief information officers are having a hard time filling vacant positions in their shops for IT professionals. Specifically, because some IT skills are in high demand, positions are being left open for longer than they would like them to be as candidates pick and choose among job offers. READ MORE >


IBM, HP Boast of High Security for Servers with RHEL 5
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Server maker IBM is the first platform vendor out of the gates to offer certification to its customers that the latest Linux release from Red Hat, Enterprise Linux 5, meets the stringent security requirements imposed by a set of standards and audits from the United States government called the Common Criteria. HP has also just certified RHEL 5 on selected workstations, notebooks, and servers. Certification means IBM and HP have an easier time selling to all governments and corporations who use the Common Criteria as a guideline. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

The Linux Foundation Borrows Novell's Linux CTO for 18 Months . . . Linux Supercomputer Maker SiCortex Lands $10 Million in Funding . . . SAP Certifies NetWeaver Middleware on RHEL 5 . . . Ericom Launches Virtual Desktop Solution . . . VMware Puts Virtualization to the Test with VMmark Benchmark . . . HP Sells Heat Modeling Service to Cool Data Centers . . .


 

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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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Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Companies Test on Windows, Deploy on Linux

Intel Sets Up 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs Against Future Opterons

The IT Job Market Is More Competitive, Says Gartner

IBM, HP Boast of High Security for Servers with RHEL 5

But Wait, There's More:


The Linux Foundation Borrows Novell's Linux CTO for 18 Months . . . Linux Supercomputer Maker SiCortex Lands $10 Million in Funding . . . SAP Certifies NetWeaver Middleware on RHEL 5 . . . Ericom Launches Virtual Desktop Solution . . . VMware Puts Virtualization to the Test with VMmark Benchmark . . . HP Sells Heat Modeling Service to Cool Data Centers . . .


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