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Red Hat adds new premier SA partner

July 7th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Linux giant Red Hat has announced that Linux System Dynamics (LSD), an open source consulting firm, has been appointed a Red Hat Premier Business Partner for the Southern Africa region. Red Hat Premier Business Partners are top-tier Red Hat partners, who have demonstrated expertise in the Red Hat product portfolio and have met the stringent […]

Red Hat throws down gauntlet in virtualisation battle

February 25th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

Last week we wrote about Red Hat’s virtualisation pact with Microsoft and this week Red Hat announced an entire lineup of open source virtualisation tools. Under pressure, industry leader VMWare has already announced its plans to release portions of its software for free, but the battle for the virtualisation space is just starting to heat up and VMWare looks to be facing ever-increasing threats that include Microsoft and Citrix and at least one Linux player.

Red Hat and Microsoft sign patent-free deal

February 17th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

For a long time now Microsoft has insisted that potential partners recognise its patent portfolio before signing interoperability agreements. But now Microsoft has stepped out of that box and signed an interoperability agreement with Red Hat that excludes any mention of patents. The agreement is aimed at improving interoperability between the two companies’ virtualisation products. […]

Red Hat 5.3 ups Vista compatibility, virtualisation

January 21st, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Red Hat yesterday announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 with better virtualisation support and improved Vista compatibility.

Novell builds bridges to gain users

November 12th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

New programme expected to make it easier for Red Hat users to migrate to Novell’s Suse Enterprise Linux Server from competing Red Hat systems.

SA brewer chooses Red Hat Linux

November 12th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

United National Breweries switches over to Red Hat Linux to run financial systems, improves performance significantly.

Red Hat issues 5.3 beta

October 30th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Red Hat has announced a beta release of RHEL 5.3 with big virtualisation improvements, souped-up networking control and better Windows interoperability.

Chrome on Ubuntu, Google fixes legal bits, virtual Red Hat

September 5th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

Morning wrap: Are you running Ubuntu but you’re keen to see what all the fuss over Google’s Chrome browser is about? Then here is a guide to running Chrome on Ubuntu using Wine. Speaking of Chrome, Google has updated its terms of service for Chrome to remove the sections that suggested that Google would own all your content while using its browser. The new terms simply state that your content is your content. And Red Hat has just bought up an Israeli virtualisation company, Qumranet, for a $107 million. Red Hat plans to incorporate the new virtualisation software into its Red Hat Enterprise desktop.

World's smallest Linux PC?

August 27th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags:

Just when you thought PCs couldn’t get much smaller along comes the SpaceCube, probably the world’s smallest Linux-running PC.

Intruders disrupt Fedora, Red Hat

August 22nd, 2008 | No Comments » Tags:

Fedora issues new signing keys in case security was compromised, Red Hat updates OpenSSH.

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