Aurora Development Group: White Paper: Open Source And Microsoft

Every year we hear of something new that is going to spell
the death of Microsoft….

“Since Linux is a network operating system, Linux may be a
threat to high-end NT, but not to desktop Windows: Microsoft
Access, Office, and VB development will continue to flourish
independently of the network architecture. As markets exist today,
UNIX is a dominant back end network operating system, so Linux is
as much a threat to the UNIX vendors like SUN Microsystems, IBM,
HP, and others.”

“What I like about the Linux threat to Microsoft is the
potential Microsoft response to it. Intense competition does great
things for consumers. Microsoft has handled the last four media
appointed threats to its survival with incredible products for us
to develop with. You may not realize what has happened over the
last few years, let’s take a look….”