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Linux.com: The Fallout of the Microsoft Monopoly

Nov 10, 1999, 16:01 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ronny Ko)


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"Nonetheless, Linux is putting up an aggressive fight in the enterprise server market. It is in this market which Information System (IS) Managers have greatest flexibility to deploy and use any operating system they wish."

"Like Red Hat Software which received a great boost on their stock price on Monday at close, Be Inc., the company that makes the highly friendly and advanced BeOS, saw its share jump from just under $5 to close at well over $7.25. This is a great shot in the arm for Be. BeOS is aimed at the home appliance and advanced multimedia markets."

"Whether Linux or BeOS becomes serious contenders to Microsoft Windows at the home desktop market remains to be seen. But one thing is clear, BeOS and Linux are marketed at different market segments."

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