Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Novell trips over its Linux strategy

Filed under
Linux

Two years after the rebirth of onetime computer networking titan Novell Inc., the Waltham company is still having trouble learning to walk.

At a time when organizations of every kind depend on masses of networked computers, Novell should be prospering. Instead, Novell may be poised to lay off hundreds of employees because of missteps that have cost it the loyalty of once-faithful customers like Jim Klein, director of information services and technology at the Saugus Union School District in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Core markets are a sizable but dwindling number of businesses and government agencies that rely on NetWare -- an operating system developed by Novell in the 1980s, but now withering away.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Red Hat's OpenShift Container Platform openly shifts storage into the hands of devs

Enterprise Linux biz Red Hat has revised its OpenShift Container Platform to include support for dynamic storage provisioning in local and remote applications. The software is an on-premises platform-as-a-service product that allows organizations to run applications using Kubernetes orchestration and Docker containers. Read more

Mozilla rebrands with clever new logo and open source design principles

Mozilla is a very important organization for the open web. While Firefox's share of usage has not been lighting the world on fire lately, Mozilla is much more than just a web browser developer. It often fights for the rights of web users. Since it is a not-for-profit organization, you can be fairly confident that its intentions are pure. Read more

Open Source Serverless Computing Frameworks, and Why They Matter

Serverless computing is fast becoming one of the hottest trends in the channel since the cloud. What is the open source ecosystem doing to keep pace with the serverless trend, and why does it matter? Here's a look. Read more

Arch Linux on a Lenovo Yoga 900

Dell charges $1650 for a similar XPS 13 albeit with the next generation of Intel chip. The current model of Yoga is the 910, and that laptop costs $1300. However, I didn’t even consider it because they screwed the pooch on the keyboard. Lots of reviews start with the color and feel of the materials on the outside, but I’m going to start on the keyboard layout. Read more