Recently Sun anounced 2U 4 Socket system for Intel quad-core and indicate similar system for AMD dual-core and quad-core system is coming
These system will be best system to run Solaris, linux, window and vmware ESX system
A perfect systems for V12N
- Under Solaris one can use Containers, xVM to run Solaris, Linux and Window.
- Under ESX one can run Solaris, Linux and Windows
- Under Linux one can run Linux and Windows and SOlaris
- Under xensource one can run Linux and Window (may be SOlaris)
Sun also has very good storage system, e.g. STK 2540, STK 6140, STK6540 and STK99xx system to support Linux, windows and Solaris.
Sun’s recent OEM aggreement with Microsoft and setting up joining competency center could be the first step for customer to consider Sun platform for Microsoft environment.