internetnews.com: Can You Leave Linux for Half-Price Solaris?

“Sun Microsystems President and COO Jonathan Schwartz declared
war on Red Hat Linux on Intel-based x86 machines in an attempt to
woo financial services customers.

“At the quarterly Network Computer event in New York City
Tuesday, themed ‘Take Back Wall Street,’ Schwartz unveiled new
migration programs to woo and wean customers off of Linux and Xeon
processors from Intel, currently offered by rivals such as IBM, HP
and Dell. The COO instead said that running Solaris on AMD’s
Opteron servers is a more cost-effective, higher-performing


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