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32BitsOnline: A look at the Linux Market: Survival of the Fittest

Dec 17, 2000, 18:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ronny Ko)

"Over the past year, the Linux market has undergone massive changes - changes that will forever define how enterprise customers perceive the operating system and how it failed to make a dent on Microsoft's desktop market."

"In a bet that has surely put Corel in the intensive care room, and cost Corel's founder Dr. Michael Cowpland his job, Corel has been shopping around for a suitor. Corel has flatly denied these rumors and reports by other major news media as unfounded."

"I personally applaud Corel for its bold move into the Linux space, and thereby becoming the first large company to give Linux a chance. Linux has come a long way. It has moved from being a geek and research curiosity by academics to become a viable solution against Sun Solaris, SCO UNIX and even Windows NT."

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