Intel and Opensolaris

Intel about Opensolaris at ZDnet Intel: Open source drew us to Solaris:

Speaking to reporters in the Asia-Pacific region during a teleconference today, Kirk Skaugen, vice president and general manager of Intel's server products, said the "open-sourcing of Solaris" changed Intel's mind about the OS. Before this, Intel only supported Windows and Linux on its x86 architecture.</a>