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Sun Launches Software as a Service Blitz

Apr 23, 2008, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

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"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..."

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