CRN: Trend Toward Linux Could Put Pressure On Low-End SCO Unix

“As more applications developers begin to look at Linux as an
alternative platform, pressure mounts for established operating
system providers to respond to what might become a trend toward
Linux adoption.”

“Although most Linux watchers cite Microsoft Corp. as the
takeover target for Linux applications, other vendors, such as The
Santa Cruz Operation Inc., might have more immediate worries, some
observers said. SCO’s high-volume, commodity Unix business could be
at risk from Linux, particularly if large numbers of Unix VARs are
bitten by the Linux bug.”


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