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CNET Caldera strategy highlights new role for Unix

Aug 03, 2000, 22:36 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"When Linux seller Caldera Systems acquired the Unix products of Santa Cruz Operation, industry observers heralded the deal as a sign of the times."

"Although Unix remains a more mature product than its younger sibling, Linux--a clone of Unix--is the rising star...."

"Independent Unix is effectively becoming Linux," and over time, Linux will acquire the high-end features of Unix, Iams said."

"Eunice agreed that Linux has tremendous momentum. "The attention to Linux is enormous compared to the attention of any of the individual Unixes," Eunice said. "Solaris (from Sun Microsystems) maybe has more momentum than the average Unix, but Linux is clearly the place where people are paying attention."

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