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VNUNet: Penguin Cracks Windows Servers

Apr 29, 2003, 16:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)

[ Thanks to Colin Walls for this link. ]

"The jury is no longer out on Linux. Oracle, Novell and even Microsoft have acknowledged the Penguin as suitable for the enterprise.

"Oracle, for instance, has begun actively recommending Linux to customers over all other operating environments, including the Unix flavours and Windows. More worrying for Microsoft is Oracle's claim that its user-developers are moving away from Windows to Linux.

"'Since January Oracle has been recommending all customers deploy on Linux,' said Mark Jarvis, Oracle chief marketing officer, speaking in London last week. 'This is a very strategic decision. The economics of Linux make total sense...'"

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