November 2004
UNIX Update;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p7
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the growth of the Solaris x86 Operating System (OS) ecosystem with more than 1,100 solutions currently available, as of November 2004, from more than 700 of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s business application software partners, an increase of 17 percent in the last six months. Independent software vendors (ISV) around the world have adopted the Solaris OS for Sun's AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon processor-based systems. Sun also has added 15 new premier financial services application software partners to the Solaris ecosystem. The application momentum underscores Sun's successful strategy to provide the market's most widely adopted UNIX(R) operating system, the Solaris OS, with its rock solid security and enterprise-class features, at highly competitive prices on a wide variety of Sun platforms. ISVs spanning multiple industries worldwide have already committed to Sun as a partner. Today's featured financial services partners include: BMC Software, Inc., Computer Associates International, Inc., EMC Legato Software, Hyperion Solutions, Mainsoft Corporation, Oracle, Rogue Wave Software, Stellent, Inc., Sybase, Inc., TIBCO Software, and VoiceGenie. Other application software partners include Bright Software, ECnet Ltd., EcQuaria, Excellence Network Co., FatWire Corporation, iESLab, IMAZIC, Jaatayu Software, Lasersoft, Oracle, Neusoft, Runqian, Tarantella, Inc., UFSoft, Universal Defence, VERITAS Software Corporation, WizVision Pte Ltd., and many more.


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