IT-Director: The Linux Application Environment Gets RicherOct 21, 1999, 16:21 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Hummingbird Communications, one of the leading software companies in the business intelligence space, chose to launch the newest version of its advanced information retrieval software, SearchServer at the 1999 Third Annual Linux Showcase in Atlanta."
"If it is to become the dominant low-end platform as now seems very likely, then Linux simply needs more and more applications so that its software environment is as rich as that of Windows NT and other Unix platforms that it competes with."
"Linux has now attracted the support of all the major software vendors except Microsoft and they are gradually porting all their products to Linux making it a richer software environment with every month that goes by."