Linux Red Hat Preps Linux OS Upgrade - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News

Linux Red Hat Preps Linux OS Upgrade

Linux distributor Red Hat Inc. plans to debut an upgrade of its namesake operating system next week.

Red Hat Linux 6.1, scheduled to be unveiled Monday, will feature a streamlined installation, online software updates and enhancements for managing distributed computing architectures, according to company information.

Red Hat, which went public on Aug. 11, is one of several Linux vendors ramping up for the growing market.

One of Red Hat's chief competitors, Caldera Systems Inc., unveiled on Sept. 13 an enhanced version of its openLinux that provides for remote mass-installation capabilities, Y2K compliance and an improved Linux wizard. The Orem, Utah-based software company, which originally planned to go public in November, will now wait until after the first of the year, sources said.

As part of its two-pronged approach into the Linux arena, Corel Corp. last week released an upgrade to its Linux operating system to beta testers and said it is continuing discussions with hardware OEMs about bundling Corel's version of the open-source operating system on their machines.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
Download this report from InformationWeek, in partnership with Dark Reading, to learn more about how today's IT operations teams work with cybersecurity operations, what technologies they are using, and how they communicate and share responsibility--or create risk by failing to do so. Get it now!
Slideshows
IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  5/27/2020
Commentary
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  5/21/2020
News
IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  5/20/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Key to Cloud Success: The Right Management
This IT Trend highlights some of the steps IT teams can take to keep their cloud environments running in a safe, efficient manner.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll