Recent business came from the Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle (System/55 XR), the Nashville JOA (a large RISC system sale), the Singapore Straits Times (upgrade with RISC processor, news and classified pagination, with Page:db database), Australia's Canberra Times (RISC-based system
with Interactive News Layout) and Oklahoma Publishing Co.
In Europe, 61% of Itanium-based servers shipped in 2009 used Unix, compared to 29% using Linux and 5% Windows, according to estimates made by IDC.<p>Itanium will continue as a migration path for RISC-based systems
and as an alternative when consolidating databases, according to Ingle.<p>Copyright 2009 IDG Middle East.
Microsoft SQL Server on Stratus ftServer can achieve the performance and reliability previously limited to UNIX RISC-based systems
, while potentially saving more than one hundred thousand dollars."