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CXOtoday: Eveready Industries Ready To Adopt Linux

Jun 22, 2004, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amit Tripathi)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"What do you do as an IT buyer when your technology vendor switches over to a new operating platform? Do you adapt accordingly or switch vendors? Eveready Industries Ltd has chosen the first option, based on its reading that at least compatibility will not be an issue in the future. Thus, as Oracle patronizes Linux, Eveready's management has embraced Linux at the server-level too, since they have an Oracle Database.

"Speaking to CXOtoday, Arup Chaudhury, GM- IT, Eveready Industries Ltd. said, 'We are currently in the deployment phase of Oracle e-business suite, which includes the Oracle 11i database. Since Oracle has recently announced that future application development will be done exclusively using Linux code, we have opted for Linux (Red Hat Advanced Server 3.0) operating system at the server-level...'"

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