Meryll Lynch about Solaris on x86
Perhaps it´s to early to speak of a turning tide but in a survey with 100 CIO made by Meryll Lynch the following you find the following observation:
But the survey offered some good news for Sun Microsystems. About 75% of the survey respondents said they think Sun’s Solaris operating system is better on x86 servers than Linux.
"Although it’s too early to call a trend, we have heard anecdotally of instances where Solaris is replacing Linux," Farmer said. "This would be bullish for Sun if it became widespread."