Sun Launches Software as a Service Blitz
Apr 23, 2008, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Joe
Panettieri for this link. ]
"Sun made a major software as a service (SaaS) announcement
today involving the Solaris operating system. But I'm waiting for
the other shoe to drop. There's a high probability, I believe, that
Sun will rapidly expand its SaaS efforts to include the MySQL
database (near term) and potentially Ubuntu Linux (long term).
Here's why managed service providers should care.
"Short-term, promoting Solaris as a SaaS platform makes solid
business sense. The high-end operating system has been popular in
large, mission-critical deployments for such verticals as financial
services and telecommunications..."