We're in it to win it

September 12th, 2009 No comments

I was a bit skeptic about the future of SUN hardware and Solaris Operating System when Oracle acquired SUN, but this statement given by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison changed my views.

This advertisement makes a very clear statement about Oracle’s intentions and commitment to Sun technology and customers after the transaction closes.

We’re in it to win it. IBM, we’re looking forward to competing with you in the hardware business, says  Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

This is in response to the IBM media which says to SUN customers “Don’t settle for an uncertain future.” and “HP To Sun Customers: We’ve Got Your Back”

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Linux on Mainframe, by IBM

August 15th, 2009 No comments

Linux is getting bigger and bigger. IBM’s System z Solution Edition Series are there for customers who want to migrate from older HP and Sun Unix systems. I am happy that mainframe still lives and linux is getting used on it.

“Now more than ever, companies and government are looking for ways to maximize their IT investments,” said Karl Freund, vice president of IBM System z strategy and marketing in a statement.

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