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Enterprise Unix Roundup: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Dec 24, 2005, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)

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"Where, oh where, did the past year go? It seems like just yesterday, we were waxing poetic on 2004, and here we are again at the tail of 2005. It was a year that had us on the edge of our seats in enterprise Unix-land. Linux and open source software continued their assault on Unix; Solaris and nearly everything Sun sells went open source; SCO edged closer to the precipice, despite releasing a new version of OpenServer; and the GPL revamp kicked off.

"It was a good year to be a pundit, and it was an even better year to be an open source or Linux vendor, as the latest wave of zeitgeist rolled in. Here's a brief overview of what developments of 2005 will have the most impact on enterprise Unix in 2006..."

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