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CRN: Capellas: Linux, Windows Will 'Eviscerate' Unix

May 03, 2002, 23:30 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Montalbano)

"Linux and Windows operating systems will likely lead to the demise of Unix on midrange systems, said Compaq Computer Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas Thursday.

"Speaking at a luncheon at the Merrill Lynch Hardware Heaven Technology Conference here, Capellas, who will take over as the president of Hewlett-Packard once the merger with Compaq is complete, said that contrary to popular belief, Linux is not taking market share from Windows. Rather, he said, Linux and Windows are combining to eliminate Unix on midrange systems.

"'You're going to see Linux and Windows absolutely eviscerate the midrange Unix market,' said Capellas..."

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