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Mandrakelinux 10.1 PowerPack+

Mandrakelinux 10.1 PowerPack+

It may lack the high profile of other Linux distributions, but Mandrakelinux 10.1 is one of the easiest to get to grips with -- if not the easiest of the lot. This new release also has lots to offer both novices and experts alike.

January 6, 2005 by in Enterprise Software

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

RHEL 6 offers greatly enhanced scalability and is well equipped to handle future technological advances. The switch to KVM virtualisation and server subscription tweaks may not be universally popular, but existing Red Hat customers and new Linux converts should still consider it.

January 11, 2011 by in Enterprise Software

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Production-quality XenSource virtualisation is the main selling point here, with optional clustering and storage virtualisation to go with it. But there’s a lot more besides, making the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux a compelling solution for businesses of all sizes.

April 3, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Fedora Core 5

Fedora Core 5

This distribution delivers the latest Linux gizmos in an easy-to-install package. It's aimed at enthusiasts and developers, and is not for novices; nor is it something you’d want to run your business on.

March 24, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

This welcome update brings Microsoft's Small Business Server into line with the rest of the Windows Server family, while also simplifying management and enhancing remote access. It's far from cheap, however, and smaller companies may be better off evaluating the Essentials version.

February 2, 2011 by in Enterprise Software

Sun Solaris 10

Sun Solaris 10

Significant performance, availability and feature enhancements make Solaris 10 an automatic choice for existing Sun customers. But as an alternative to Linux, it doesn’t yet deliver.

April 21, 2005 by in Enterprise Software