“Unix fans have been on the ropes of late. SGI declared
bankruptcy last week. Last month, ongoing financial problems at Sun
Microsystems led to an executive shake-up. It’s not surprising to
see the two highest-profile Unix-identified vendors in trouble.
Things are not looking that bright for Unix anywhere.
“Although a few folks at Microsoft might think they’ve had a
hand in Sun’s and SGI’s misfortunes, they’d be wrong. Linux is the
culprit. As in some Greek myth, Linux, the unwanted child of Unix,
is putting Unix vendors to death…”