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Volume 2, Number 34 -- September 13, 2005

 
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Novell to Set SUSE Linux 10.0 Loose in October
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Linux distributor Novell said last week that it will be ready to ship its SUSE Linux 10.0 commercial PC and workstation software in early October. Just like Red Hat uses its Fedora Core implementation of desktop Linux to test new features, SUSE and then Novell has used SUSE Linux Professional to test the things that will go into future server products. SUSE Linux 10.0 is the latest incarnation of this cutting-edge product line. READ MORE >

 

Sun Launches the First Three "Galaxy" Opteron Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

After more than 18 months of development, the first three machines in Sun Microsystems "Galaxy" line of Opteron-based servers make their debut yesterday at the company's quarterly announcement event, which is being held in New York. There will be a lot of bad puns, such as Sun hitching its star on the Galaxies or people calling them "Becky Boxes," because Andy Bechtolsheim, Sun's founder and CTO, returned to Sun to create the Galaxies. There may also be accidental puns, since X and Z are really close on the keyboard and I keep typing "Galazy." READ MORE >


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IBM, Gateway Launch New X64 Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Chip maker Intel is trying to close the gap in technology between its own X64 chips (Pentiums and Xeons) and alternative Athlon and Opteron processors from AMD, and all the announcements at Intel Developer Forum don't amount to a hill of chips until server makers actually get X64 products out the door that compete against products that use AMD components. IBM and Gateway are the latest vendors to roll out new X64-based products. READ MORE >

 

HP Rolls Out Improved Virtualization for Integrity Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

IT companies use trade shows and user group meetings to energize various announcements, and Hewlett Packard was all set to use the HP Technology Forum this week in New Orleans as a means of talking about new products and services it was delivering to customers. But Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and wiped the city out, and that was the end of Technology Forum. But HP is persevering and still did its announcements yesterday, which were focused on enhancements to the virtualization technologies in its Itanium-based Integrity server line. READ MORE >

 

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   But Wait, There's More

Lew Platt, Former HP Chairman and CEO, Dies . . . Tech Workers in the U.S. Are Getting Pessimistic about the IT Biz . . . Hester Leaves Newisys, Joins AMD as Weber Leaves . . . Red Hat Offers Live Tech Support in Russian . . . Job Scheduling Software Provider UC4 Partners with Novell for Linux . . . Professional Services Industry Bypasses Discrete Manufacturing as Dominant IT Buyer . . . AMR Says Hosted CRM Market More than Doubled in 2004 . . . 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
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
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ANSYS
Roaring Penguin
Linux Networx
Egenera
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TABLE OF
CONTENTS
Novell to Set SUSE Linux 10.0 Loose in October

Sun Launches the First Three "Galaxy" Opteron Servers

IBM, Gateway Launch New X64 Servers

HP Rolls Out Improved Virtualization for Integrity Servers

But Wait, There's More




The Four Hundred
The Lean, Mean RPG-5250-DB2/400 Machine

Notes/Domino 7 Brings New Collaboration Technology, Performance Gains

Continuous Data Protection: A Hot Topic that's Getting Hotter

IT Pundits Espouse Linux Benefits Including and Beyond TCO

The Windows Observer
Microsoft to Restrict Itanium Workloads in Longhorn

IBM, Gateway Launch New X64 Servers

Tech Sector Chips In With Hurricane Relief

DataMirror Updates XML Transformation Software

The Unix Guardian
Gartner Says Server Market Warmed Up Some More in Q2

Intel Fleshes Out Server Chip Plans for Post-NetBurst Era

The Source of All Good Bits

As I See It: The Sanctity of Work




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