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Enterprise Unix Roundup: RIP Unix?

Sep 28, 2007, 00:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"It's a little disconcerting writing your own obituary, but recent pronouncements from Gartner's analyst-guru George Weiss compel me to tell you there will be no more Enterprise Unix Roundup after 2009.

"What will kill this now-venerable column is the same thing Darl McBride claims killed The SCO Group: a certain fat, smiling penguin-loving operating system called Linux. At least, that's what Weiss claims.

"Enterprise Unix Roundup will in fact suffer a secondary death, following the demise of the Unix operating system, which Weiss pinned down at 2009 in his recent address to the Gartner Open Source Summit. At that future time, he told the audience, no more new commercial Unix applications will be created..."

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