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Articles by Paula Rooney
posted in October 2005
The idea is to make Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5--due late next year--a more compelling platform for the data center and grid deployments, the company says.
Microsoft is testing a new search advertising platform and will unveil its next-generation hosted services strategy next week.
The layoffs of up to 1,000 people are expected to hit the SUSE Linux and consulting groups particularly hard, both in the U.S. and in Europe.
With its first commercial open-source solutions expected to launch within weeks, XenSource is poised to challenge VMware and commoditize the virtualization software market, observers predict.
As market leader VMware launches ESX 3 and VirtualCenter2 in anticipation of VMWorld later this week, open-source competitor Xensource looks to steal some thunder with its own virtualization product launch.
Citrix introduced new products designed to help businesses extend Microsoft's client/server applications to partners and customers. The two companies say their 15-year relationship is going strong, even though Microsoft products are starting to include the capabalities Citrix is now selling as value-add.
The vendor's anti-malware software will offer anti-virus, anti-spyware, and other protection in an integrated package designed for IT administrators who oversee corporate networks.