Computerworld.NZ: Sun Linux Move 'Not Defensive'
Aug 23, 2002, 16:00 (27 Talkback[s])
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"Sun's release of a Linux server at LinuxWorld in San Francisco
last week shouldn't be seen as a defensive move, says the company's
"Jay Puri, who was paying a visit to New Zealand agent SolNet
and local customers, says Linux on the company's new LX50 Intel
server is a 'low-cost entry into the Sun family'. As well as Linux,
Sun is releasing Solaris on the LX50, which reverses a decision
made at the start of the year.
"'It's a very natural thing for us to offer both,' says Puri,
adding that there will be no price difference between the two. LX50
pricing starts at [NZ]$6450, excluding GST..."