Linux servers News
June 29, 2016
With RHEL hitting platform maturity, Red Hat's future includes Microsoft integration, expanded management and a smaller footprint.
May 20, 2016
The most common data center operating system gets its final 6.x updates with the addition of a local backup archiving tool before transitioning to just security and stability updates.
December 30, 2015
Data center teams modernized and adapted throughout 2015, with help -- and hindrance -- from major changes in the IT industry, which ranged from new job demands to transitions among providers.
August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
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