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Windows For Submarines: Please Tell Me This Is A Hoax

Dec 19, 2008, 00:01 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"I've seen reports that say they replaced a SPARC/Solaris infrastructure, though I haven't been able to verify it. This has me so flummoxed I am at a loss for words-- they're claiming a savings of 22 million pounds over the next ten years. A savings from what? Is your fleet of nuclear submarines really a good place to penny-pinch? I doubt they're saving any money anyway, and I'll bet money that Microsoft did the TCO and ROI "studies".

"Details are sketchy and I couldn't get anyone to talk to me, so I'm clinging to a feeble, lonely hope that these are insignificant systems, like entertainment and gaming. Please let it be that, and not any kind of control systems."

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