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Consolidating SAP Applications to Linux on Power by IDC

Find out more Date Added: Jun 2011
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IDC studied a group of enterprises that had deployed SAP applications on IBM Power Systems servers running Linux server operating environments and had been working with those systems for several years:


  • Annual benefits totaled $25,000 per 100 users For a large organization with 10,000 users, this would amount to more than $2 million in benefits.
  • The utilization rate for servers more than doubled, from 34% to 70%
  • and many more.