Australian IT: Unix to be Pushed Out
Nov 12, 2002, 02:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elspeth Wales)
"Linux and Microsoft's .NET will dislodge Unix as the dominant
OS within the next 10 years, according to a study.
"Senior research analyst and report author Mike Davis, from
UK-based Butler Group, said the shift had started with smaller
businesses moving to install Linux for file and print services,
replacing Windows NT and lower-end Unix.
"Butler Group has a detailed audit of 11 key server operating
systems in its report: Server and Operating Systems--Winners and
Losers in the Open/Proprietary OS Market.
"Linux and .NET would gain ground as IT managers take advantage
of the cheaper maintenance costs of open source systems, Mr Davis