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[News] Financial Services Go with GNU/Linux on System z10

  • Subject: [News] Financial Services Go with GNU/Linux on System z10
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 10:35:06 +0000
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Consolidation Makes Cents

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| Implementing an IBM System z10 Enterprise Linux 
| Server helps EFiS EDI Finance Service AG save 
| money and the environment



Linux: Big With the Bulge Brackets

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| All told, Linux has displaced the Solaris
| operating system of Sun Microsystems, which
| has now become a part of database giant
| Oracle, by a wide margin. By Tabbâs
| reckoning, 68 percent of bulge bracket firms
| now use Linux, compared to 23 percent for
| Solaris. Far back: Windows, at 7 percent.
| âLinux is free and it doesnât crash,â
| McPartland said, in summation.


IBM Introduces New Linux Servers for the System z Mainframe

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| IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new hardware,
| software and services packages to help clients
| consolidate and virtualize enterprise workloads
| on IBM System z. Included are two new
| enterprise Linux servers that provide
| attractive, off-the-shelf pricing and
| configurations for large-scale data center
| consolidation on Linux.
| IBM also announced two new offerings in its
| System z Solution Edition series that makes
| System z attractive to new workloads - such as
| data warehousing, electronic payments and
| disaster recovery - so clients can run a wider
| range of their business activities with the
| powerful reliability, transaction-processing
| capabilities, and management capabilities and
| efficiencies of IBM System z.



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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