InfoWorld: Sun’s Linux leader Ready to Use Linux

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“Those rare animals at Sun Microsystems using rival Microsoft’s
Windows operating system have edged closer to extinction, as the
company’s head of operating systems has decided the time is right
to live the lifestyle and move to Linux.

“John Loiacono, vice president of operating platforms at Sun,
was spotted using Windows on his corporate laptop last month here
at the Sun Network conference. Since that time, Loiacono has moved
to Linux on both his work and home computers, as part of a
company-wide program to abandon Windows altogether within Sun. With
Sun’s operating system chief coming up to speed on Linux, the
company can bolster its claims that the open source OS’s time as a
desktop for big business may have come.

“‘Like everything in life, you usually don’t cut over from one
thing right to another,’ Loiacono said. ‘I am doing the transition
process right now…'”

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