Winners and Losers in Dell Deal with Sun
Nov 15, 2007, 22:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"If you had asked me what computer vendor was the least likely
to start offering Solaris on its servers, I would have said Dell or
HP. Whoops. I sure got that one wrong.
"Sun has really changed its tune from back in 2003, when it was
dismissing Dell, Linux and open source. Today, Sun sells Red Hat
and Novell Linux, has open-sourced both its main operating system,
OpenSolaris and programming language, Java, and, yes, Sun is now
partnering with Dell..."