LinuxWorld Australia: CIO Praises Move to Dell, Linux Servers
Dec 16, 2005, 13:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linda Rosencrance)
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"Two years ago, Joe Drouin, global CIO for automotive safety
maker TRW, had a decision to make: whether to buy new hardware and
continue running one of the auto parts supplier's major ERP systems
from QAD on a proprietary Unix environment or standardize his
system on a Dell cluster running Linux.
"While TRW had run DNS, file, print and e-mail applications on
Linux, the company had never run a mission-critical application
like ERP on the open-source software..."