Migrating from Sun RI SC to Intel® Xeon® process or: Flatten TCO, achieve unprecedented ROI

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    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.