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Linux Defector Says RHEL Zero, Sun Solaris Hero

Dec 18, 2007, 14:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bridget Botelho)

"After years of Linux loyalty, a New York City-based open source company called Sapotek Inc. switched to Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris 10 operating system (OS) with no regrets.

"Sapotek develops open source Web products and applications and provides free online desktop services to more than 200,000 users. The company's CEO, Joshua Rand, started the company with the free Fedora Linux distribution. That worked well enough for a small startup, but as business scaled, Fedora's effectiveness declined. So in 2005, Sapotek moved to a commercial version of Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux..."

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