The now-infamous 1999 shutdowns of the eBay website has led them to consider alternatives to their current Sun infrastructure.
Solutions Inc. In Big Blue's fight to regain market share from Sun for computers that power the Internet, it's a case study of what IBM is best known for - leading technology. Sun's Doug van Aman responded by downplaying the server shift. IBM sold Network Solutions one system, he said. We have many, many, many systems at Network Solutions. The (Sun) E450 server is a smaller server, while the (IBM) S80 is their largest server. They won one account, but we still have an extremely good relationship