The Value of UNIX for Mission-Critical Workloads

While Linux shipments may be growing faster than shipments of UNIX, there remains a substantial group of enterprises that continue to use UNIX for mission-critical workloads. This research report from Forrester Consulting highlights why enterprises continue to use UNIX in the face of increasingly robust Linux offerings.

Some of the key findings regarding the continued use of UNIX as a mainstream enterprise platform are UNIX delivers a level of overall availability that cannot be found with Windows or Linux. In addition, UNIX systems are very scalable which leads to a compelling case for total cost of ownership.

The study was commissioned by HP and surveys 15 medium to large companies that are current UNIX users. To find out more about the benefits of UNIX for your mission-critical facility download this free report from Forrester.

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About the Author

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

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