E5Rebel writes: "Sun Microsystems has ambitious plans for the commercial and open-source versions of its Solaris operating system, hoping to achieve for Solaris the kind of wide spread uptake already enjoyed by Java, which means challenging Linux.
"There's an enormous momentum building behind Solaris," according to Ian Murdock, chief operating platforms officer at Sun, who was chief technology officer of the Linux Foundation and creator of the Debian Linux distribution. Isn't it all a bit late?
http://www.computerworlduk.com/technology/mobile-w ireless/mobile-wireless/news-analysis/index.cfm?ar ticleid=743"
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