Yankee Group research suggests Linux distributions for servers now see less downtime than Windows Server 2003
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The partnership between the two companies will be extended to help customers deploy Windows Mobile email on open-source mail servers
Mr. Debian, a k a Linux Foundation Chief Technology Officer Ian Murdock, isn't working on any secret Microsoft deals during his trip to Microsoft, he says.
Ian Murdock, the chief technology officer of the recently formed Linux Foundation (created from the merger of ODL and the Free Standards Group) is set to address a group of Microsoft employees on February 20.
Forrester Research on its main site currently leaves the question open of whether Linux is more secure than Windows. According to Forrester's count, Microsoft Windows had 128 flaws, Red Hat Linux - 229 flaws, Debian - 286, Mandrake Linux - 199, SUSE - 176.
In a move that could appeal to customers ready to ditch Microsoft after the summer's spate of worms and viruses, Xandros announced its latest desktop version of Linux on Wednesday. The update to the operating system is based on Debian GNU/Linux, a fully free version of the open-source software, and the KDE desktop system.
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