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CNN: King of the network operating systems

Jan 25, 2000, 15:21 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Bass, James Robinson)

[ Thanks to Xunil Ung for this link. ]

"It all boils down to what you're looking for in a network operating system (NOS)."

"Do you want it lean and flexible so you can install it any way you please? Perhaps administration bells and management whistles are what you need so you can deploy several hundred servers. Or maybe you want an operating system that's robust enough so that you sleep like a baby at night?"

"The good news is that there is a NOS waiting just for you. After the rash of recent software revisions, we took an in-depth look at four of the major NOSes on the market: Microsoft's Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Novell's NetWare 5.1, Red Hat Software's Linux 6.1 and The Santa Cruz Operation's (SCO) UnixWare 7.1.1. Sun declined our invitation to submit Solaris because the company says it's working on a new version."

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