Windows on Solaris
By leroyk on Sep 13, 2007
Who would have thunk yesterdays announcement regarding expanded support for Windows would have ever been issued at Sun. Things are changing. If you missed it here is a snipet...
Windows Server OEM Agreement - Sun will offer Windows Server on its x64 hardware and will provide additional utilities and value-added software offerings to server systems carrying Windows Server. Windows Server 2003 will be available on Sun x64 systems within 90 days.
Sun x64 Systems and Storage - Microsoft recognizes Sun's compelling x64 server and storage products in the market today. Microsoft and Sun will continue to work together to test and validate the Windows platform on these systems for scale-up enterprise computing.
Solaris and Windows Virtualization - Sun and Microsoft will work together to ensure that Solaris runs well as a guest on Microsoft virtualization technologies and that Windows Server runs well as a guest on Sun's virtualization technologies. Sun and Microsoft will work together on a support process for customers who are using the virtualization solutions. This joint commitment to customers ensures that Windows and Solaris will provide a solid virtualization experience.
For more information goto http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/pr/2007-09/sunflash.20070912.1.xml