Each pink dot represents a connected Solaris 10 user - not a downloader, but an individual or machine (independent of who made the server) that connects back to Sun's free update service for revisions and patches - applied to an individual machine, or a global datacenter. This doesn't yet account for anywhere near all Solaris 10 downloads, as most administrators still choose to manage their updates through legacy, non-connected tools. But it's directionally interesting - and shows the value of leveraging the internet to meet customers (new and old).
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Solaris 10 users worlwide
See this map - cool. From Jonathan blog entry: