SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux in 2003: SCO's Smoke Screen Doesn't Hide a Fired-Up Linux
Dec 20, 2003, 08:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
"It would be a travesty if 2003 goes down in IT history as the
year SCO cried foul.
"SCO's intellectual property claims certainly grabbed the
headlines, as they were meant to do. But the lawsuits were just the
smoke, and the fire was Linux in the enterprise.
"In the battle to be the hottest Intel-based server platform for
the enterprise, Linux scorched SCO's Unix-on-Intel and singed
Microsoft Windows. This year, SCO's legal counterattack and Bill
Gates' admission that Linux is Microsoft's No. 1 competitor
demonstrate they're feeling the heat..."