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Whitepaper: TCO for Application Servers: Comparing Linux With Windows and Solaris

by Robert Frances GroupJan 01, 2008

In an effort to provide accurate TCO data to enterprise IT executives, RFG performed a quantitative analysis to highlight current operating system experiences in the enterprise. Linux provides a overall TCO compared to Windows or Solaris for J2EE application server Environments. RFG found Linux to be 40 percent less expensive than similarly configured Windows on x86 systems and 54 percent less expensive than Solaris on SPARC. RFG has performed several TCO studies in the past years and has a view