Archive for August, 2004

CRM support for Linux

August 5th, 2004 | No Comments »

Siebel Systems and IBM today announced Linux database support for Siebel\’s CRM (customer relationship management) suite. The two companies also said they will continue to work together to add support for the Web server and App server tiers sometime in 2005. \”The availability of Siebel Systems\’ market-leading CRM applications on DB2 Universal Database for Linux [...]

Shuttleworth funds Mozilla bug-catching fund

August 5th, 2004 | No Comments »

Following last week\’s announcement by the Mozilla Foundation that two serious security issues had been found in its popular Mozilla and Firefox browsers, News.com reports that the Foundation has launched a campaign to pay security researchers for each bug they find. The programme, called the Mozilla Security Bug Bounty Programme, will pay users $500 for [...]

Novell SA to practise what it preaches

August 3rd, 2004 | 1 Comment »

Novell South Africa is to replace all of its internal IT systems with open source versions. Novell globally recently passed a mandate that the company would have to pursue the adoption of OpenOffice.org across all of its regions. Novell SA, however, has decided to make it wall-to-wall open source software in South Africa. Allison Singh, [...]

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