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April 25, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

Over a year in the making IBM has just unveiled its new IBM PowerLinux Systems and Solutions. This new series of Linux-specific POWER7 processor-based hardware comes with a choice of either Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server … Continue reading

March 15, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

In 2011, we saw, according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew for Linux while it shrank for Windows and Unix. What I find especially interesting about this is that IDC doesn’t … Continue reading