By Daniel Berthiaume on Aug 25, 2008
It started with a handshake and a t-shirt exchanged between two industry leaders in November. This week, Dell expanded its support of the Solaris OS by leaps and bounds as it began offering Solaris 10 as an OS option
on nine of its most popular Intel & AMD based PowerEdge servers. Dell now
offers Solaris across a broader range of x86 based systems than any
vendor - aside from Sun - including both Intel and AMD based rack servers and
In addition to shipping and supporting Solaris on PowerEdge servers, Dell will provide technical assistance for Solaris on Dell systems to its customers, better simplifying the experience when they’re seeking to purchase a complete hardware, software and service solution.
For more information about Solaris on Dell servers, including a complete list of the newly certified PowerEdge systems, check out http://www.dell.com/solaris.
Dell is just one of a number of leading global systems vendors to offer Solaris on its systems. This week’s news with Dell underscores the growing demand Sun has seen for Solaris on x86 systems and offers even broader choice of supported systems for Solaris customers. For the very latest information on Solaris, visit http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/index.jsp