February 4, 2006

Banks slow to deposit Linux in data centers

In contrast with firms in the financial services sector, which was one of the first industries to embrace Linux and other open-source technologies, U.S. banks have been downright laggards. From branch-office systems to core financial databases, Linux has yet to prove — to bank IT executives, anyway — that in clustered configurations it can scale up to match the performance of the mainframes they already have in place.

Link: ComputerWorld

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