SUSE Linux on System z Slashes Costs, Boosts Uptime at Baldor Electric
Apr 03, 2008, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Growth is great for the bottom line, but sometimes a burden for
the IT department.
"At Baldor Electric Co., a Fort Smith, Arkansas-based
manufacturer of industrial electric motors, growth finally
overwhelmed its four system administrators a few years back. The
small team simply could not keep pace with the growing numbers of
x86 servers, each with its own network feed and power line, and
each requiring upgrades and patches..."