Looking to dispel what it affirms are false notions
about it's philosophy on Linux, Sun Microsystems Inc., led by
President and COO Ed Zander, held a conference call early Thursday
morning before its analyst conference in San Francisco to discuss
its future plans for the open-source operating system.
Zander did not delve into specifics much because, he admitted,
Sun didn't have all that much specific to talk about in terms of
new technologies and partnerships, but he did say that his
company's entire line will be offered with Linux in coming months
"Linux is expanding the Unix market," Zander said. "We don't
want it to fragment... People don't realize how much we've done
with Linux and our purpose here is to state our business strategy
with Solaris and Linux because there has been a lot in the media
that has been incorrect..."