Win4Lin, which bills itself as the the leader in Windows-on-Linux
virtualization solutions, has announced Win4Lin Pro 2.0, a major upgrade to
the company’s flagship product. Win4Lin Pro Version 2.0 includes major
enhancements for ease of installation, compatibility with virtually all
Windows XP/2000 business applications and improved performance, the company
Other Version 2.0 enhancements include optimized support for 16-bit code and
support for 64-bit processors. Since Win4Lin Pro leverages the Open Source
QEMU architecture, this release of the Win4Lin product integrates KQEMU, the
QEMU accelerator by automatically installing and configuring the module
during Win4Lin Pro installation.
Win4Lin Pro was chosen the winner of the Excellence award for Best
Integration Product at the recent LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco.
Using Win4Lin’s high performanc... (more)
Technalign has announced the release of Business Desktop Beta 1. As part of
the release of Business Desktop Beta 1, Technalign has established projects
open to the business community. Those business community projects include
Desktop, Enterprise Server and a closed source business management solution
codenamed FusionPane Matrix.
The first FusionPane project will allow companies to manage their TaFusion
MEPIS Linux Business Desktops via a console through their Enterprise Server.
Functionality will include pushing desktop operating systems and updates on a
schedule defined by the a... (more)
Enterprise Open Source Magazine was able to catch up in cyberspace with
OpenOffice.org Marketing Project leader John McCreesh and community manager
Louis Suarez-Potts, who graciously answered our questions about OpenOffice
Here is what they had to say:
Enterprise Open Source Magazine: Version 2.0 has been in development for two
years, I believe. How many people and companies took part in the revision,
and what are the major improvements?
John McCreesh: The OpenOffice.org community numbers thousands of members, who
have contributed in a variety of ways to the new version - repo... (more)
Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced the OpenSPARC project to open source its new
breakthrough UltraSPARC(R) T1 processor design point. Sun also announced
plans to publish specifications for the UltraSPARC-based chip, including the
source of the design expressed in Verilog, a verification suite and
simulation models, instruction set architecture specification (UltraSPARC
Architecture 2005) and a Solaris OS port. The goal is to enable community
members to build on proven technology at a markedly lower cost and to
innovate freely. The source code will be released under an Open Source ... (more)
The first "Real-World AJAX" event, held in New York City, featured 15
speakers in 11 sessions, including many of the the world's most renowned AJAX
experts, and more than 400 delegates attended while more than 15,000
SYS-CON.TV viewers tuned into the simulcast on March 13, 2006. Backbase news
blog called it "a great day, and certainly the first major Ajax Event in the
World!" Today, just ten weeks on, SYS-CON Events' timely "Real-World AJAX"
comes to Silicon Valley, to San Jose at its very heart, and the Faculty
lineup is if anything even more stellar than it was in NYC, includin... (more)