"First Trust Corp. could serve as the poster child for Linux in
"The Denver-based trust company is using Linux to run its
mission-critical transactional databases on industry-standard
64-bit servers, at a 50% cost savings, and at the expense of Unix.
Sounds like First Trust has covered the top three items on Linux's
evangelical hit parade.
"'We've been using Linux for two years on non-outward facing
systems--for in-house things,' said Jeff Knight, First Trust's vice
president of technology. 'We felt the timing was right...'"