Computerworld.NZ: BMC Looks at Easing Linux Migrations
Nov 04, 2002, 07:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"BMC Software's Calvin Guidry expects to see Linux running
mission-critical applications sooner rather than later.
"The company's Houston-based general manager of enterprise
systems management says supporting Linux is a strategic initiative
for BMC because it works on platforms as diverse as Intel and IBM's
mainframe class Z series (formerly S/390).
"If I can move from the Intel platform to the Z series with no
modifications to my applications--just a re-compile--I can save
millions of dollars," he says, adopting a CIO's point of