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BMW Cools Off Unix on Race to Intel

Sep 05, 2007, 20:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Motor giant BMW will migrate about a third of its fleet of proprietary Unix servers to commodity Intel machines with Linux and Windows to take on the workloads.

"Eckard Schiffler from BMW's group data centre in Asia said the global company has some 80,000 desktops and 6000 servers supporting about 4500 applications.

"'BMW IT is highly standardized in both infrastructure and processes,' he said..."

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