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TechWeb: Unix: Still The One For Enterprise Web Apps

Sep 28, 2000, 20:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Stevens)

"When it comes to large-scale Web apps, most businesses still trust Unix machines over Wintel boxes."

"Certainly no one working with Unix in 1975 would have thought that 25 years later IT managers would be talking about the OS as a commercial system driving e-business."

"But that's exactly where Unix is today. Despite inroads by Windows 2000 and Linux, Unix is still strong and getting stronger."

"Unix's strength lies in its flexibility to grow and change with the times. Companies now look to Unix servers to help them do business on the Web, whether simple websites, e-commerce or Web-to-host connectivity."

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