Customer of the Week: Dow Corning Corporation
By chhandomay on Jan 20, 2008
|Chemical giant Dow Corning Corporation avoided a $2 million server hardware cost at the same time achieving a 99% reduction in server deployment time and a 50% gain in storage capacity where Solaris 10 ZFS file system disk compression is utilized, by broadly deploying the Solaris 10 Operating System on Sun Fire servers and Sun StorageTek systems. The underlying infrastructure supporting 47 locations worldwide is managed by an IT UNIX team of just three people.|
According to Ken Karls, Manager of Network and Datacenter Engineering, "The stability of Solaris 10 has been simply outstanding. It's delivered additional key functionality while continuing to provide the same outstanding level of availability to which we've become accustomed."
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