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Alcatel-Lucent Adds Laptop Disk-Encryption Support

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| The 3500 is a PCMCIA card, running Linux, equipped with its own battery and
| an integrated 3G modem and GPS. It acts as both a 3G card and a network card,
| terminating VPN traffic from the laptop and storing encryption keys and other
| information.
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...n_support.html

The company not only uses Linux in various areas, but it also blows Microsoft
over the head with software patents (let them destroy each other).


Recent:

Microsoft to pay Alcatel-Lucent $500M for patents

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| A U.S. District Court judge in Los Angeles has ruled that Microsoft Corp.
| will have to pay Alcatel-Lucent more than $500 million for infringing on two
| patents. *
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| One patent covers how software users to fill out forms. The other is related
| to the use of a stylus on a tablet computer.
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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...tellucent.html


Alcatel-Lucent to integrate Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Realtime

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| The collaboration supports Alcatel-Lucent's Dynamic Enterprise commitment to
| interconnecting people, networks, process and knowledge in a flexible, open
| environment while helping Red Hat expand its business.
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http://sev.prnewswire.com/computer-n...8032008-1.html


Red Hat, Alcatel-Lucent join forces on unified comms

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| Alcatel-Lucent SME products include the OmniPCX Office line of IP PBX systems
| and the Extended Communication Server line of collaboration and
| unified-communications servers, all of which are based on Linux
| distributions.
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http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/0,1...9336497,00.htm


Related:

Alcatel-Lucent says $1.5 billion not enough from Microsoft

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| Alcatel-Lucent said in a court filing that $1.5 billion is not
| enough to properly compensate it for Microsoft Corp.'s infringement
| of two digital audio patents.
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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...D&siteid=yhoof
http://tinyurl.com/36hu5v
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