Interntnews.com have an article about the upcomming release of Ubuntu and the meaning of the recently announced Solaris support.
Read it here
For its part, Sun is encouraged by Ubuntu's support for Niagara and does not see it as competition for its own Solaris operating system.
Fadi Azhari, director of outbound marketing for Sun, explained that, for the company, it's about offering choice, increasing market footprint and increasing Sun's penetration.
“It doesn't undermine Solaris,” Azhari told internetnews.com. “It's about new business.”