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Gartner: No New Unix Apps to Emerge After 2009

Sep 21, 2007, 15:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"There are unlikely to be any new applications developed solely for Unix after 2009, George Weiss, a Gartner vice president and distinguished analyst, told attendees at its annual Open Source Summit here Sept. 20.

"'I expect that, around 2009, we will have seen the last application developed specifically for Unix, after which no applications will be developed just for that operating system, though updates to existing applications will continue for some time to come,' he said in an address titled 'Planning a Third Generation Linux Enterprise...'"

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