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Engineering has introduced Boxed Penguin:
Instant Infrastructure. This product is similar to those mentioned
on the LWN Front page last week,
as it takes a particular distribution (in this case Debian GNU/Linux) and
adds additional packages to create a complete infrastructure. Open AFS
(server and client), Kerberos V5 (kdc and services), PAM (with krb5 and
ldap support), Cyrus IMAP with SASL+krb5 support, Postfix, Mailman, and
LDAP are all included with the Debian distribution to provide a complete
system, right out of the box. Of course it is all free/open source
software, available without charge. Mekinok hopes to make money on
Caldera to open sources benchmarks, regular expression parser.
Caldera has announced it will Open Source the
AIM performance benchmarks and the UNIX Regular Expression Parser,
along with two UNIX utilities awk and grep. These technologies will be
released under the GPL (Gnu General Public License).
LPI-News, August 2001.
An news update for the Linux Professional
Institute has been posted. Topics include news on Level 2 and Level
1 certifications, LPI in Japan, and LPI at LinuxWorld San Francisco and
Lineo Receives $20 Million Investment.
Lineo has announced the closing of a strategic
investment round of $20 million, including investments from both Sun
Intel to boost Linux programming tools (News.com).
compilers, due out in September, will be commercial products, not
part of GCC, and are aimed at C++ and Fortran developers.
Linux Stock Index for August 16 to August 22, 2001
LSI at closing on August 16, 2001 27.68
LSI at closing on August 22, 2001 26.77
The high for the week was 27.68
The low for the week was 26.55
Open source products
Distributions and bundled products
Proprietary Products for Linux
- Aestiva (TORRANCE, Calif.):
Aestiva's Bundle Bee Makes Web Copy-Protection Possible.
- Argus Systems Group, Inc. (SAVOY, Ill.):
Argus Systems Group Locks Down Linux Servers in Just 30 Minutes.
- Caldera (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.):
New Caldera Platform Business Line to Provide Integrated Solution Platforms -- Vizier; Vizier Will Deliver Simplified, Web-enabled, Platforms for Customizable Solutions.
- Caldera (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.):
Caldera UNIX Opens the Door to Silverstream Application Server for Linux On UNIX; Linux on UNIX Solution Implemented in Over 800 Stores for Shoppers Drug Mart.
- Caldera Product Support (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.):
Caldera's New Services Business Unit Enhances Platform Solutions.
- DataDirect Networks Inc. (CHATSWORTH, Calif.):
DataDirect Networks Announces SAN DataDirector Compatibility With Cisco's 5420 iSCSI Router.
- Mitel (Ottawa, Ont):
New Mitel Networks Group Brings Large Enterprise Security and Reliability to Small Businesses.
- MSC.Software Corporation (COSTA MESA, Calif.):
MSC.Software's Linux Operating System Supported by science + computing ag VENUS System Administration Software.
- REDSonic, Inc. (SANTA ANA, Calif.):
REDSonic Expands Its Product Offerings Beyond Technology and Tools to Provide Turnkey Embedded Solutions.
Hardware and bundled products
- Celestix (FREMONT, Calif.):
Celestix Delivers Aries Collaboration Server Appliances for Small and Medium Businesses With Lotus Domino.
- Dataram Corporation (PRINCETON, N.J.):
Dataram First to Market With Memory for Silicon Graphics 750 Itanium-based Workstation.
- Integrated Telecom Express, Inc. (SAN JOSE and SUNNYVALE, CA):
ITeX and Filanet Enter Strategic Relationship to Integrate ADSL Technology Into InterJak 200 Internet Service Appliance.
- Motorola (TEMPE, Ariz.):
New Motorola Multi-Service -- IP, ATM, TDM -- System-Level Platforms for Telecom OEMs Help Deliver Fastest Packet Transport and Greatest Bandwidth Available.
- Penguin Computing (SAN FRANCISCO, CA):
Penguin Computing Introduces New Relion Rackmount Servers; Company Offers Systems Coupled With Latest Processor Technology, Support, and Professional Services.
- SimpleTech, Inc. (SANTA ANA, Calif.):
SimpleTech Announces First-to-Market Availability of Type II CompactFlash Cards in Capacities Up to 1GB; Type I Cards Available in Industry-Leading Capacities Of Up To 640MB.
Products and Services Using Linux
Products With Linux Versions
- Microlite Corporation (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.):
Microlite Announces OBDR -- One Button Disaster Recovery -- Support for SCO OpenServer 5, Caldera Open UNIX 8.
- Concord Communications (MARLBORO, Mass.):
Concord's eHealth to Aid iBEAM In Providing Uninterrupted Streaming Media Feeds to Customers Around the World.
- Integrated Research Ltd (SYDNEY, Australia):
PROGNOSIS IP Telephony Manager From Integrated Research Achieves Near Perfect Results in Independent Industry Tests.
- eMation (MANSFIELD, Mass.):
eMation Adds Japanese Language Support to DRM Embedded Application Server Platform.
- IntraNet Solutions, Inc. (EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.):
IntraNet Solutions Releases Outside In Version 7.1; New Version Supports Files Created With Current Microsoft, Corel, Lotus and Sun Microsystems Office Suites.
- Jungo (SUNNYVALE, Calif.):
Jungo WinDriver Broadens Support for QuickLogic PCI Bridging Platforms.
- LERNOUT-&-HAUSPIE (IEPER, Belgium and BURLINGTON, Mass.):
Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products Offers Award-winning RealSpeak Software for Mobile Devices.
- Macrovision (SUNNYVALE, Calif.):
GLOBEtrotter Announces Availability of FLEXlm for the Intel Itanium Processor Family; Available Now for Microsoft Windows, Hewlett-Packard's HP-UX and Linux.
- Epicentric Inc. (SAN FRANCISCO):
Epicentric Only Portal Vendor to Provide Universal Support for All Platforms.
- TeamStream (SAN JOSE, Calif.):
TeamStream Launches TeamDrive 3.0 for Mobile Users; Innovative Software Provides Offline Work, SSL Secure Connections, and TeamLinks.
- TeraCloud (LAS VEGAS, NV):
TeraCloud Announces Remote TapeCopy Software for Business Continuity; Solution Intelligently Mirrors OS/390 Tape Data to Remote Facilities.
- TransEDA (LOS GATOS, Calif.):
TransEDA Announces Simulation Edge Suite for Faster Design Verification At 50 Percent Savings.
- TrelliSoft (GLEN ELLYN, Ill.):
TrelliSoft StorageAlert V1.3 Adds Event Management to Find and Fix Storage Problems.
- Virtools (LOS ANGELES):
Virtools Launches Virtools Physics Pack for Dev 2.0, With Integrated Rigid Body Physics Powered by Havok.
Investments and Acquisitions
Personnel & New Offices
Linux At Work
Section Editor: Forrest Cook.
August 23, 2001