VeriSign Migrating 2,000 Unix Servers to Red Hat Linux
Posted on: 09/16/2003 03:40 AM

In the latest big win for Linux and open source, infrastructure service provider VeriSign has decided to migrate 2,000 of its high-performance Unix servers to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel in a move the company says will help reduce its operating expenses.

The 2,000 servers to be migrated operate across all of VeriSign's business units. The migration to Linux has already started with VeriSign's Naming and Directory Services business unit and with the deployment of Oracle on Linux for several corporate applications. The balance of the migration will take place over the next 18 months, which should lend another doubling of processing power, Dave Pool, vice president of infrastructure engineering at VeriSign, said on Tuesday.

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