"Linux has had a great run. But to keep the growth, the upstart
operating system needs to please more people like Jim Walsh.
"Walsh, chief information officer for the Tyco International
Ltd. unit Earth Tech, wanted to do more than the simple chores that
are most often handled by Linux. He decided to shift one of the
company's most crucial pieces of software--an Oracle Corp.
enterprise resource planning system--off Sun Microsystems Inc.
servers and its Solaris operating system..."