Server migration patterns for 2004: most companies moving to Windows, leaving Netware

According to IDC Server Consolidation Survey, 14% of companies surveyed said they were replacing their Windows servers, 18% were replacing their Unix servers, and some 42% were taking out Netware from their servers. The majority of the companies were actually migrating to a Windows-based server, but those who were replacing Unix were moving to Linux instead of Windows.

According to IDC Server Consolidation Survey, 14% of companies surveyed said they were replacing their Windows servers, 18% were replacing their Unix servers, and some 42% were taking out Netware from their servers. The majority of the companies were actually migrating to a Windows-based server, but those who were replacing Unix were moving to Linux instead of Windows. Some 32% of companies who said they were replacing Solaris, the Unix-based operating system of Sun Microsystems, were moving to Linux.

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