NewsForge: Linux Replaces Unix on CitiStreet Systems

“CitiStreet, a Quincy, Mass., corporate benefits provider, was
founded in 2000. A year later it was already outgrowing its
proprietary Unix-based network infrastructure. Faced with a choice
between adding more HP-UX and Solaris boxes, or moving to Intel
hardware with Linux, CitiStreet chose the latter. Today the company
is enjoying enhanced stability and security, and drastically lower

“One of the first moves CitiStreet’s CIO Barry Strasnick made
toward open source was to migrate the organization’s DNS servers
from Solaris to Red Hat on Intel. ‘We started with simpler, more
redundant systems,’ says Strasnick…”


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