Stories by Todd Weiss

  • Red Hat revenues up 112 per cent in Q3

    Linux vendor Red Hat announced its third-quarter financial results last week, listing revenues of $US22.4 million for the period ending November 30, an increase of 112 per cent from a year ago.

  • IBM scores lucrative Japanese Linux deal

    In what could be the largest commercial deployment of its kind to date, IBM last week announced that it's selling 15,200 Linux-based servers to a Japanese convenience-store chain.

  • Microsoft tracked intruder for 12 days

    Microsoft now says its information technology security managers knew that a hacker was combing through the company's computer network for a 12-day period last month. But the software vendor allowed the invasion to continue in an apparent effort to increase its chances of identifying the culprit.

  • Fiber Channel standard reached at conference

    In a major step toward implementing the new Fibre Channel storage-area networking protocol within information technology systems, a standard interface was announced last week at the Storage Networking World Conference in the US.

  • Torvalds releases latest Beta of Linux kernel

    A new test version of a delayed upgrade to the Linux operating system's kernel was made available for downloading Wednesday by Linux creator Linus Torvalds, raising hopes that the technology could be close to being ready for release.

  • Critical Fibre Channel standard reached by group

    In a major step toward implementing the new Fibre Channel storage-area networking protocol within information technology systems, a standard interface was announced earlier this week at the Storage Networking World Conference in the US.

  • Linux standards released

    The first version of the new Linux Development Platform Specification (LDPS) was released last week, clearing the way for the adoption of standards that will make participating Linux platforms work together seamlessly.

  • SCO confident of Unixware

    When The Santa Cruz Operation announced three weeks ago that it was selling its Unix server software and professional services divisions to Linux provider Caldera Systems, many customers wondered what the move would mean to their own operations.

  • IBM to preload Linux

    Delving further into the Linux realm, IBM has announced for the first time it will sell some of its popular ThinkPad laptop computers preloaded with the open-source operating system.

  • IBM starts preloading Linux on laptops

    Delving further into the Linux realm, IBM last week announced that it will sell some of its popular ThinkPad laptop computers preloaded with the operating system for the first time.

  • Firm signs 10-year deal with IBM

    AXA Financial, a US-based insurance and financial services firm that manages almost $US500 billion in assets, has signed a 10-year outsourcing and technology services deal valued at about $400 million with IBM's professional services unit.

  • BroadVision targets Web

    BroadVision last week announced an application that helps automate and personalise the creation of business-to-business marketplaces on the Internet.