IT-Director: The Linux Application Environment Gets Richer

“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

“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.”