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Sun, IBM Link up to Support Solaris on x86

Aug 17, 2007, 12:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"In yet another sign the Scott McNealy era is over, Sun Microsystems has partnered with IBM to optimize and support Solaris on IBM's x86 System x and BladeCenter servers.

"As part of the agreement, Sun and IBM will invest in testing and system qualification. Optimized drivers for Solaris on System x machines will be available within the coming quarter.

"IBM servers that will support the Solaris OS include IBM BladeCenter HS21 and LS41 servers, and IBM System x3650, System x3755, and System x3850 servers. Solaris for x86 already runs on System x machines..."

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