December 22, 2007
McKesson Migrates To Linux As Boost To Patient Safety
Three years ago, McKesson's Acute Care Solutions offered its hospital and doctors' office applications to run under IBM (NYSE: IBM)'s mainframe AIX or other larger server Unix. But customers were bringing smaller Intel (NSDQ: INTC)-based servers into their hospitals and doctors offices. A small doctor's group had little use for an eight or 12-way Unix server, but a two-way Intel or AMD server was about right.