Published on 26 May 2009
“ “Since we were already leaning toward Red Hat in our distributed environment, choosing Red Hat on the mainframe coincided perfectly with our desire to have one corporate standard for Linux.” ”
Kevin Masaryk, Senior Linux/UNIX Administrator at SRP
Salt River Project
Linux - Red Hat
As one of Arizona’s largest utilities providers, Salt River Project (SRP) has delivered low-cost, reliable power and water to Arizona customers for over 100 years. SRP includes two entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona, and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a private corporation. The District provides elect
Searched for a replacement for proprietary software for its IBM mainframe servers that could provide greater flexibility, manageability, and utilization opportunities. Migration Path: HP–UX to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
SRP decided it would prefer to use one reliable Linux distribution in both its mainframe and distributed environments.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM System z mainframe servers has provided SRP with a very stable and predictable solution that can be easily managed via Red Hat Network Satellite.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
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