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San Jose Mercury News: Unix gaining in NT rivalry

Oct 27, 1998, 03:34 (4 Talkback[s])

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The preferred operating system for powerful server computers, once thought to be on its way to extinction, appears to be back in the spotlight, as its promising rival, Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT, suffers from growing pains.

As the operating system of choice for Internet service providers, electronic commerce sites and corporations' data repositories, Unix's prospects are flourishing and battle lines for the market are being drawn at a furious pace.

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