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Articles by Paula Rooney
posted in May 2005
At its first annual summit this week in New Orleans, the leading Linux distribution vendor will formally launch its the renamed Red Hat Directory Server and Red Hat Certificate Management System.
Microsoft security VP Mike Nash said the company will offer an enterprise version of antivirus software.
Novell's first LInux offering tailored to the small-biz market takes aim at a competing Windows offering, and it even promises to compete against Novell's own NetWare offering for smaller firms.
Even as Sun announced this week its planned acquisition of Tarantella's Secure Global Desktop, Microsoft confirmed that it has under development a "lean" client code-named "Eiger" that will access terminal services of the Windows server using its RDP and Citrix ICA protocols and also add the multimedia and security features of Windows XP SP2 for legacy PCs. "Monch" is a follow on client that is now just a "wish list," Microsoft claims.
IBM on Tuesday said it plans to acquire Gluecode Software, a JBoss competitor that develops open-source infrastructure software for the Apache Geronimo application server.