Why Move to Solaris 10?

If your company is like most, you're under tremendous pressure to streamline everything, while continuing to roll out new services -- but with a shrinking budget and frozen headcount.

Those older systems in your datacenter are a perfect place to save money, whether they're running earlier releases of Solaris, or legacy AIX, HP-UX or Linux environments. Sun can help you learn why updating your environment to Solaris 10 is the most cost-effective way to either leverage your existing Solaris investment or start to take advantage of the most proven and feature-rich open enterprise OS, with the knowledge, tools and skills that can help you get there quickly and easily, drastically reducing the time it takes to develop and launch new business services.

See the BigAdmin Solaris 10 Upgrade Resources for System Administrators page


Solaris 8 and 9: Upgrade to Solaris 10

If you're already running Solaris, upgrading to Solaris 10 is the most cost-effective way to take advantage of the latest generation SPARC and x64 systems. For SPARC systems, Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 Containers let you quickly move your existing environments to the newest CoolThreads and powerful M Series systems, preserving your existing investments in software, and training. If you're adding x64 systems to your mix, run Solaris 10 to get the best performance, security and stability, without sacrificing the business-oriented product support and life cycle your business depends on.


AIX / HP-UX / Red Hat: Move to Solaris 10

Solaris 10 has groundbreaking features found in no other operating system, including Predictive Self Healing, DTrace for ultimate safe observability, the advanced Solaris ZFS file system, as well the security and business advantages the industry has come to expect from Solaris for over 15 years. Unlike AIX and HP-UX, Solaris 10 is supported on over 1,000 systems from all the industry's top manufacturers, on both the leading enterprise RISC architecture, SPARC(R), and the industry's leading volume architecture, x86/x64. Unlike AIX, HP-UX or Red Hat, more applications are available for Solaris than any open enterprise platform: over 11,000 to date.


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