"Franklin Fisher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
economics professor, once said Microsoft's customers believed there
were no serious commercial contenders to the Windows operating
"While alternatives to the Windows operating system and
Microsoft's cash cow--its Office productivity suite--have long
existed, these products, including OS/2 and WordPerfect, failed to
make a lasting impression on the IT community.
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