While Microsoft Corp. has begrudgingly admitted that it still
can't beat Unix's scalability and reliability, that is not stopping
the software giant from joining the Unix ranks...
Three years ago, Microsoft invested in Softway Systems Inc., a
Unix-to-NT porting tool vendor. Softway, which was commissioned by
Microsoft to redo the beleaguered Posix subsystem that has been a
part of NT, on Wednesday, announced its Interix product.