If you’re seeking ways to carve out costs from your IT budget — as most businesses are these days — you
don’t have to look far. By migrating your enterprise applications from a single large RISC machine running
UNIX to multiple industry-standard Intel Xeon processor-powered Dell PowerEdge servers running Red Hat®
Enterprise Linux®, you can achieve your cost-cutting goals while maximizing your return on investment (ROI)
as well as performance and scalability.
Under our migration scenario, the Red Hat-Dell-Intel solution reduced the total cost of ownership (TCO)
by $3.5 million over a three-year period. The sum of the direct and indirect benefits of the migration was
$16.4 million, making a possible ROI of 15,037%, and a payback period of just three months.