- December 15, 2010
Mainframe shops running SUSE as their zLinux distribution will wait to see in what direction new ownership takes the platform.
- December 01, 2010
Sales of x86 servers are swift, but not so for Unix systems, which dropped like a stone this quarter.
- November 22, 2010
Novell announced on November 22, 2010 that it has accepted a $2.2 billion buyout offer from Seattle-based Attachmate. Microsoft is involved in the purchase of some IP. Industry watchers wonder what this means for SUSE Linux support.
- November 11, 2010
RHEL users cite new virtualization toolset, EXT4 file system as biggest draws.
- October 25, 2010
Unity, Canonical's netbook user interface, will replace GNOME as the default UI for both PCs and netbooks in Ubuntu 11.04.
- October 08, 2010
Oracle veteran Chuck Rozwat returns to run customer services for hardware and software. But he faces an uphill battle with wary Sun shops uneasy about Oracle support.
- October 07, 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 for desktops and netbooks includes Windows file integration via cloud services and an application portal.
- September 22, 2010
Oracle gave the nod to the Web-serving side of the Sun hardware business by announcing the successor to UltraSPARC processor, and new servers built on top of it.
- September 21, 2010
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Red Hat Linux is out of date, and announced a new non-compatible Linux distro. Linux experts disagree with Oracle's claims.
- September 20, 2010
New Oracle Linux distro, optimized for Oracle software and hardware, may include Solaris features like dtrace.
- September 16, 2010
Oracle faces big challenges selling Sun data center appliances; stemming server defections.
- August 27, 2010
With the demand for Linux admins on the rise, CIOs are having trouble finding the right candidates with the right Linux skills and personality to manage open source environments.
- August 26, 2010
Things aren't going well after Oracle's acquisition of the independent Sun Microsystems. Despite Oracle's best, early efforts, Sun server sales fell in Q2 while rivals Dell, HP, Fujitsu did well.
- August 18, 2010
Holding back updates to OpenSolaris may hurt Oracle's software and hardware business, data center pros warn. Some shops are already in the process of switching vendors.
- August 17, 2010
IT pros debate pros and cons of sourcing Sun hardware renewals and maintenance from Oracle or third parties.