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MSFT: Will NT kill SUN, HP and IBM?
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Emcee:  Doc Savage Type:  Unmoderated
With NT, MSFT seems poised to move into the hugh business arena of departmental servers. This market is currently dominated by the likes of Sun, HP ans IBM. MSFT could become a $50+ billion company with dominance of this segment! Will it or will it not happen?
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100 Traditionally, the AS400 (and UNIX boxes in general) have not been marketed as David A. Lethe-8/24/1997
99 David, what is your opinion of the AS/400e? Also, why is IBM not making a stroDon Hurst-8/22/1997
98 "If you build it, they will come ." does not work. You have to markeJalali-8/22/1997
97 Michael: I seriously doubt any of these PRO-NT people on the thread are profesDavid A. Lethe-8/22/1997
96 Jalali: you guys better check this out before recommending NT. standishgroup.coMichael L. Voorhees-8/22/1997
95 maybe it is the hollywood tie in for movies videostreaming off the tFreeflight-8/22/1997
94 Maybe by 2000, but today NT has a lot fewer apps than the Macintosh and of courBenjamin Ostrom-8/21/1997
93 KEV et al: HWP conference call at 1-(800)633 8284 code 2857062. AvailableArnieC-8/21/1997
92 Arthur Andersen, SAP, and Microsoft Corp. are joining forces to promote computeJalali-8/20/1997
91 ...Unless you are in the top 1% of ASM coders in the country... Actually, I diKev.-8/20/1997
90 Doc, Do you have backup for your prediction? NT doesn't scale, so it canRobert Scott Diver-8/19/1997
89 Ouch: No wonder you don't like PA-RISC assembler. Don't go down that David A. Lethe-8/19/1997
88 ...HP is not dumping PA-RISC. Merced will run both x86 AND PA-RISC... Yuck! PKev.-8/18/1997
87 By the year 2000, 9 out of 10 client applications will be written for NT!Doc Savage-8/18/1997
86 I would like to point out that in my office, I have 2 Dual-Pentium NT servers (Steve Lee-8/18/1997
85 NO KEV!!!! HP is not dumping PA-RISC. Merced will run both x86 AND PA-RISC biDavid A. Lethe-8/18/1997
84 Dan, I was being sarcastic, of course NT is proprietary, forgot to put in an eDavid A. Lethe-8/18/1997
83 <i>NT is "open". All of the UNIX vendors dumped it. It even useDan Guinan-8/18/1997
82 ...NT is "open". All of the UNIX vendors dumped it... I know. I hearKev.-8/18/1997
81 Kev: NT is "open". All of the UNIX vendors dumped it. It even usedDavid A. Lethe-8/16/1997
80 Personally I thought Sun should have merged with/bought Apple in order to get AKev.-8/15/1997
79 There are still plenty of other OSs around (mostly Unixs), I don't think thKev.-8/15/1997
78 Kev: Does this help Msft get anti-trust protection by keeping another os up andFreeflight-8/12/1997
77 >>>By buying into Apple it secures the existing Apple market as a futuRJC2006-8/11/1997
76 NT Accounting Software, a new thread that maybe of interest. Subject 16325Jalali-8/8/1997
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