Saturday, December 31, 2005

Deadline closes on MS eMail Servers

January 1st marks the first day that MS Exchange Server 5.5 support is not available. Novell's superior GroupWise product offers lower TCO and back-end administration. Happy new year to all the Exchange5.5 admins out there too!
This is a continuation of my earlier _posting_.

Friday, December 30, 2005

Zero-Day attack issue plagues MS

Seems the folks at Microsoft are mum about the latest Zero-Day attack issue. What's scary about the WMF vulnerability is that a .WMF can be renamed to a common .gif or .jpeg and have the same effect on security. They've issued just a Security Advisory with no fix.

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Internet Users builds to One Billion

In an online article, the count of persons on the Web has reached One Billion. That's pretty much one in five worldwide. Simply aMazing...

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Novell elevated to the top tier of IBM's strategic alliance program

Novell's SuSE has elevated it to the top tier of IBM's strategic alliance program. See the news release _here_.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Red [linux] Flag waves in China

Seems China's Red Flag Software Co. Ltd. is riding the wave of Open Source and testifying to bringing down Microsoft. Read _here_ & check their _site_.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Novacoast announces VoiceRD on SUSE Linux

Novacoast, Inc. has created an Open Source VoIP implementation of the Asterisk (Open Source) PBX. The VoiceRD appliance runs Novell's SUSE Linux, Novell eDirectory, Novell Identity Manager and Novell AppArmor. Check the product page _here_.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

GroupWise aware Time Billing App

I ran across this time billing app specific to professionals & lawyers. Time Matters Software v7 supports Enhanced Windows GroupWise MAPI Email links & Time Matters (calendar/contacts) synchronization with GroupWise. See the Time Matters 7.0 New Features page. Specifically Reasons 12 & 13

Sunday, December 04, 2005

busy now

Things look to be taking a turn to the busy lately. We'll see how many updates I can get done in the next stint.

Saturday, December 03, 2005

YaHoo's blog search

YaHoo! has their own Blog search site _here_.

Friday, December 02, 2005

Spams top 600

Spam is on the rise in my gmail mailbox. It has again reached 600 spam messages in the Gmail Spam Filter. How many cool items refered by others can I use? Can we really stop spam ?

Thursday, December 01, 2005

BES / BBerry _now you have it, now you don't!_

Less than a year of having RIM's BES4 talking GW65 worldwide, the plug might get pulled outside of market forces. Novell's Collaboration suite is not the only one affected as MS-Exchange and IBM Notes/Domino BBerry communications can also halt if the NTP vs. RIM injunction goes through. Read about it _here_

I heard earlier reports that the USA DoD would not allow it as many of the higher Ups used the RIM wireless text messenger.