At the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New York this week, Novell was in the spotlight as the new kid on the Linux block. And there's much at stake in the open-source community, as SCO's lawsuits threaten to undercut the operating system's momentum.
The four-company consortium formed to counterbalance Red Hat's dominance in the Linux market is all but dead, its one-time general manager tells News.com.
An executive braves the crowds at LinuxWorld to field questions about how Microsoft conducts business and whether it will consider making Linux versions of applications such as Office and SQL Server.
The company says it's committed to a wholesale move from the Microsoft desktop and is prepared to help IBM do the same.
An Amazon exec describes in detail how the online retailer is using the open-source operating system in nearly every corner of its business.
Adoption of the operating system varies widely by industry. Services, technology and telecommunications lead the charge, Forrester says, but others, including financial services, are holding out.
Hewlett-Packard says it garnered $75 million in revenue in 2003 with a program that encourages customers of rival Sun Microsystems to move to HP servers that run Linux.
Big Blue puts more weight behind its effort to attract customers to Linux that runs on its own Power processors, an initiative that distinguishes IBM from its competitors in the server market.
The chipmaker will likely take a two-phase approach to providing software that Linux needs to take advantage of Centrino chips.
The Linux convert proclaims its strong support for open-source programming--but makes the case for a pragmatic approach that blends in its own proprietary applications.
The leading seller of the Linux operating system plans an expansion into China, potentially including a partnership with China's Red Flag Linux.
On the eve of LinuxWorld, the Linux adversary escalates its dispute with Novell over ownership of the Unix operating system. newsmaker
Linux lab leader Stuart Cohen heads a consortium that finds itself on the front lines in the battle over the future of open-source development.
The companies form a partnership to jointly sell and market products to large corporate customers interested in expanding their use of open-source software.
A group of programmers is working to expand the reach of Linux software to video game consoles and wants Nintendo's GameCube to be next.
The company launches its network service, as expected, so customers can set up or reconfigure Linux servers from afar, a "provisioning" system that marks its entry into utility computing.
The company plans to expand its Linux software portfolio substantially over the coming year, including a version of its Java server software suite.
Novell announces that SuSE Linux, the version of the open-source operating system it acquired earlier this month, has passed a higher level of security certification.
New partnerships with server makers Dell and Egenera will be among the displays of Novell's newly bought Linux status at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo beginning Wednesday.
In response to SCO Group's legal action against Linux, Red Hat is offering new legal protection that guarantees the company will replace any code found to infringe copyrights.
The company plans to expand development and operations of electronic games, e-mail, ring tones and other wireless applications on IBM Linux-based servers and software.
The database company is working on a project to let Mozilla's open-source desktop software work better with Oracle's business applications.
Hewlett-Packard says it garnered $2.5 billion selling Linux-related products and services in 2003.