October 31, 2001

Smooth iron: Replacing a Unix server farm with Linux mainframe

Author: JT Smith

LinuxUser.co.uk checks in with Telia Net 10 months after the ISP replaced a Unix server farm with main-frame Linux. "Customers are already benefiting from the resultant reductions in the cost of providing ISP services, according
to Telia Net, and these reductions seem set to continue if the company succeeds in its intention of more than
quadrupling its mainframe's current population of 1500 virtual servers within the next year. Indeed, Wulff Riedl
has plans for Telia Net to take Linux and open source tools on board wherever possible."
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