Migrate from solaris

Ready to migrate from Solaris to Linux? IBM will help you join the thousands of satisfied customers who have done the same.

Linux is a stable, mature, secure, and flexible alternative to Solaris. IBM works closely with our Linux Distribution Partners to provide industry leading Linux-based solutions on all IBM Systems, supported with a full suite of enterprise-grade IBM Software and IBM Services. When you are ready to step into the future, IBM's Migration Factory can help you move from Solaris to Linux on IBM Systems.

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IBM and Red Hat have teamed up to offer a compelling alternative to Solaris. Learn more about how Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM Systems can help IT executives reduce complexity and costs.

Are my custom applications ready to migrate?

IBM offers a no-charge, Solaris to Linux migration assessment toolkit that inspects your custom Solaris applications and shell scripts, and provides an assessment of your migration readiness.

Migration Redbook for Solaris administrators

Solaris administrators: IBM is here to support you. The goal of this IBM Redbook is to provide a technical reference for IT systems administrators in organizations that are considering a migration from Solaris to Linux-based systems. This Redbook provides insight into the technical differences and methods necessary to complete a successful migration to Linux-based systems, including coverage of how those differences translate to two major Linux distributions: Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

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To begin your migration from Solaris to Linux on IBM Systems, contact the IBM Migration Factory and leverage 25 years of migration experience. Experience the lower TCO, increased flexibility, and freedom of Linux - IBM is the right partner to help you get there.

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