NewsFactor: Linux: Catalyst for Server Consolidation
Jun 16, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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It is belt-tightening time in the business world. The halcyon
days when bigger was always better and companies threw money at
their IT systems are but a memory. After taking inventory on all
the stuff they bought five or 10 years ago, businesses now are
looking at consolidation in a much more favorable light.
"Server consolidation--which can mean aggregating a group of
servers in a single location, combining existing systems, or
improving system control--is a critical component of this strategy.
And Linux is looking more and more like the catalyst for leaner,