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Enterprise Unix Roundup: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Dec 24, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)

"Where, oh where, did the past year go? It seems like just yesterday, we were waxing poetic on 2004, and here we are again at the tail of 2005. It was a year that had us on the edge of our seats in enterprise Unix-land. Linux and open source software continued their assault on Unix; Solaris and nearly everything Sun sells went open source; SCO edged closer to the precipice, despite releasing a new version of OpenServer; and the GPL revamp kicked off.

"It was a good year to be a pundit, and it was an even better year to be an open source or Linux vendor, as the latest wave of zeitgeist rolled in. Here's a brief overview of what developments of 2005 will have the most impact on enterprise Unix in 2006..."

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