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Fairfax IT: World lines up for Samba

“Gates’ latest headache is making life easier for system
administrators and business managers.”

“Samba’s ability to share files and devices over connections
between NT and Unix-flavored machines has gathered
recognition…”

“there are possibly as many as one million users of various
versions worldwide.”

“… recent advances in the code that helped Samba replace NT
servers in the enterprise had met with a chilly response from
Microsoft. Attempts to write for greater NT integration were
thwarted by Microsoft’s refusal to document some aspects of the SMB
protocol.”

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