LinuxWorld: Sun and Solaris and Linux Just One Happy Family, Says Sun’s Schwartz

“Scott McNealy one famously said, ‘We’re down to three’–a
reference to the fact that the enterprise software world was now a
race with only three horses, his own company Sun Microsystems,
Sun’s arch-rival IBM, and then the 600-pound gorilla of Redmond,

“McNealy’s No. 2, Jonathan Schwartz, has had a similar epiphany
it seems. Only in Schwartz’s case, it’s down not to three companies
but to three operating systems: Windows, Linux… and Sun’s own
industrial-strength OS, Solaris, which it is today declaring free
to download for commercial use…”