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RHEL 5.1 Breaks Transaction Processing Records in Financial Services

May 07, 2008, 18:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pam Derringer)

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"What is the significance of these processing speeds for Red Hat?

"Scott Crenshaw: In the financial services industry, the speed with which you get information is the difference between making money and losing money. It's hugely important. RHEL was 2.4 times faster than Sun and much faster than anything ever tested. With more capacity, the business runs better and customers are more satisfied. Second, the low deviation means more predictable results, with less additional equipment required to ensure accuracy. So you have more data, faster, which gives you competitive advantage and lets you save money on extra capacity for meeting a given service level..."

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