"Oracle and Dell announced a strategic alliance that will provide customers a one-stop solution and a single point of contact for computing requirements. This will benefit those companies that are contemplating a migration to the Linux operating system.
Customers can now deploy Oracle products on Dell servers running on Linux, said Dinesh Pai, general manager, Dell India.
According to IDC’s latest research, Linux Migration Multi-Client Study covering 2,600 companies across eight countries, most major verticals were planning to deploy the Linux platform over the next few years. Currently, 27 per cent of companies surveyed have deployed Linux on their infrastructure while 47 per cent are evaluating."