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The Register: Deutsche Bahn Dumps Intel, Pumps SUSE onto IBM Mainframe

Mar 31, 2005, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Cullen)

"Deutsche Bahn, Europe's biggest railway, is junking 300 Intel servers in favour of an IBM mainframe. But its OS of choice, SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server, has profited from the cull and will run business-critical apps such as Lotus Notes on the new IBM eServer zSeries 990 mainframe.

"DB Systems, the captive IT service arm of Deutsche Bahn, anticipates 'significant cost savings, more vendor independence and integration advantages throughout the roll-out period and beyond...'"

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