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500 Partners Now Selling Oracle SPARC T4, Solaris 11

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Call it a case of Back to the Future in the IT channel. Oracle claims to be rallying partners around the classic (but upgraded and overhauled) hardware-software combination of SPARC/Solaris. Indeed, Oracle says nearly 500 partners have sold SPARC T4 servers running Oracle Solaris 11. That’s an impressive figure, but Oracle’s hardware business continues to face an uphill battle against rivals. Here’s the update. In a prepared statement, Oracle offered numerous bullet-point updates linking channel partners to recent SPARC T4/Solaris 11 sales. Oracle’s most telling anecdot (IT news)