Weather.com’s savings x-Sun
Monday, February 24th, 2003
“Two years ago… weather.com, the Web site of cable television’s Weather Channel, ran on 80 Sun servers. Today, the data center for weather.com is filled with 123 Intel-based servers running Linux ‘ and Sun was sent packing. The savings on hardware were $2.3 million, according to Dan Agronow, vice president for technology at weather.com, who added that maintenance costs were lower, too.” Link.