APRIL 05

Statoil migrates from UNIX, reduces administration costs by 50%

Statoil, Norway's largest oil company with representation in 29 countries, migrated its IT environment from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, realizing cost savings of 50%. The cost savings stem from more efficient systems administration and improved performance of current applications. After the migration, 70% of Statoil's E&P applications run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the number of UNIX variations deployed within Statoil decreased from seven to four.

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