September 23, 2000
Microsoft covets high-end Unix market
Author: JT Smith
Reports InfoWorld: "Although the stringent testing process Microsoft put in place for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server brings the server closer to the realm of Unix-based hardware and software integration, competitors are not convinced that Windows can compete with Unix. Vendors that build both the hardware and software can more effectively integrate the two, said Rich Sands, analyst for Solaris marketing at Sun Microsystems."