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internetnews.com: Can You Leave Linux for Half-Price Solaris?

Sep 22, 2004, 15:15 (12 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems President and COO Jonathan Schwartz declared war on Red Hat Linux on Intel-based x86 machines in an attempt to woo financial services customers.

"At the quarterly Network Computer event in New York City Tuesday, themed 'Take Back Wall Street,' Schwartz unveiled new migration programs to woo and wean customers off of Linux and Xeon processors from Intel, currently offered by rivals such as IBM, HP and Dell. The COO instead said that running Solaris on AMD's Opteron servers is a more cost-effective, higher-performing choice..."

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