Siemens switches from Unix to Linux to run critical SAP systems

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| Siemens' IT services arm will use SUSE Linux over Unix as the de facto
| operating system for running 350 business-critical SAP systems and 120,000
| user accounts - along with numerous web applications, web servers and Oracle
| database servers.
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http://www.computerweekly.com/Articl...itical-sap.htm

It can move to Debian or something which works better later.


Related:

Siemens stained by multimillion bribery scandal

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| Hacks there have seen a ruling by a German court which named telco ministers
| in these countries as the lucky recipients of 77 bribes worth an estimated 12
| million Euro. *
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...elled-millions


Bribery scandal: Siemens fined 201 million euros

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| All in all payments of about 450 million euros in the Com division had been
| classified as non-tax-deductible, Siemens declared. *
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http://www.heise.de/english/newstick...999/from/rss09


MPs rap BBC over Siemens deal

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| But public spending watchdog the PAC said BBC executives misled the board
| of governors about possible savings while trying to convince them to give
| the deal the go-ahead.
|
| The committee of MPs found £60m of costs was excluded when budgets were
| put to the governors for approval.
|
| [...]
|
| The PAC said the BBC was failing to manage the contract properly.
|
| [...]
|
| The report suggests the BBC should open up its accounts to government
| officials for proper scrutiny.
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http://www.channelregister.co.uk/200...c_bbc_siemens/