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We are preparing to think about contemplating preliminary work on plans to develop a schedule for producing the 10th Edition of the Unix Programmer's Manual. (Quote by - Andrew Hume)

ASAP has helped IBM take more than $150 million worth of Unix business from Sun since its inception. (Quote by - Jim Larkin)

The Unix market is still alive, (Quote by - Jean Bozman)

HP is the Unix vendor that drove this trend toward virtualization in the mid-90s, so they've been working on it for some years but haven't always marketed it effectively, (Quote by - Jonathan Eunice)

Unix in particular is very poor at network printing. (Quote by - Michael Sweet)

In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out, and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe. (Quote by - Eric S. Raymond)

Just about every computer on the market today runs Unix, except the Mac and nobody cares about it. (Quote by - Bill Joy)

If Unix is so damned useful, why is "no" in /usr/dict/words, but "yes" isn't? IBM's integrated Unix/Linux strategy, which can support both simple and complex workloads, is designed to help customers make customer's choices the right one. (Quote by - Bill Claybrook)

Eighteen months ago, seven times out of 10, the short list for these large Unix environments was typically between HP and Sun. In the last six months, that has dramatically shifted to putting IBM much more frequently on that short list. (Quote by - Brad Day)

UNIX is like sex: If you don't know it, you don't miss it. But if you know it, you'll need it. (Quote by - Lars Eilebrecht)

Roughly stated, painting with some broad strokes, the Linux vendors flat out refused to help. They have not even really replied to requests. The commercial Unix vendors have tried to stay away from funding us as well, hiding in their castles, especially when users of our software sent them requests for action. (Quote by - Theo de Raadt)

Development in our organization is done on different platforms, so it's hard to tell a Unix guy to use this Microsoft source control system. (Quote by - Steve Grubbs)

The irony is that Perl itself is a subset of UNIX features condensed into a quick-and-dirty scripting language. In a literary light, if UNIX is the Great Novel, Perl is the Cliffs Notes. (Quote by - Thomas Scoville)

They remove one of the last remaining barriers to adoption by traditionally conservative IT managers. The prospect of Unix-based Mac OS X on standardized Intel hardware can offer multi-platform advantages for administrators and developers alike. The shift toward slow growth in business-focused Mac adoption has begun. (Quote by - Carmi Levy)

Most organizations have Unix servers installed, and they're prepared to manage Unix systems. The question is whether they're prepared to manage large blocks of Unix clients. (Quote by - Al Gillen)

We see our product running in conjunction with two flavors of Unix within the next twelve months. (Quote by - Len Rosenthal)

Our goal is to be the industry leader in UNIX systems and solutions and in the process better serve customers and offer them choices in the market. (Quote by - John Patrick)

UNIX is like a toll road on which you have to stop every 50 feet to pay another nickel. But hey! You only feel 5 cents poorer each time. (Quote by - Larry Wall)

Linux promises to fulfill the promise made by Unix a decade ago -- a truly cheap, powerful and entirely open computing architecture, ... Sun is digging in its heels fighting the trend. As a result, no self-respecting CIO will say she or he wants to do more business with Sun. (Quote by - Arnie Berman)

I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because the editor was too complicated. (Quote by - Bill Joy)

Suggest that UNIX server growth across the industry is accelerating due to a solid Internet build-out. Sun is becoming the new IBM. (Quote by - Steven Milunovich)

They have user IDs in Active Directory now, so they have simplified things somewhat. Now they want a full Kerberos infrastructure with smartcards for their Unix systems. With VAS version 3.0, we are now providing a complete NIS replacement including migration with a full set of tools. (Quote by - Dave Wilson)

Windows get more viruses than Macs and UNIX systems, yes, but Macs are not immune. That's just a fundamental design issue in the operating systems. (Quote by - Robin Anderson)

Not only are databases getting larger on traditional platforms such as mainframes and UNIX platforms, but in this survey we really saw them getting larger on Windows and Linux as well. (Quote by - Robert Dorin)

If you took us out of the Unix market you'd actually see a shrinking Unix market, or flat, as Gartner calls it. (Quote by - Karl Freund)


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