Windows For Submarines: Please Tell Me This Is A Hoax
Dec 19, 2008, 00:01 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
"I've seen reports that say they replaced a SPARC/Solaris
infrastructure, though I haven't been able to verify it. This has
me so flummoxed I am at a loss for words-- they're claiming a
savings of 22 million pounds over the next ten years. A savings
from what? Is your fleet of nuclear submarines really a good place
to penny-pinch? I doubt they're saving any money anyway, and I'll
bet money that Microsoft did the TCO and ROI "studies".
"Details are sketchy and I couldn't get anyone to talk to me, so
I'm clinging to a feeble, lonely hope that these are insignificant
systems, like entertainment and gaming. Please let it be that, and
not any kind of control systems."