The Unix vs NT Poll

Which way does the user sway? To
seek the flash opinion of users, Dataquest conducted a snap poll of 45 MIS managers of
large user organizations in the country. While users found it difficult to come out with
cut-and-dry answers, their opinions are suggestive of the way things would be. There’s
what the users are sure of:

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UNIX WILL BECOME THE DE FACTO
PLATFORM FOR NETWORK COMPUTING

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UNIX ON 64-BIT PROCESSOR WILL
EMERGE AS THE WINNER

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UNIX WILL DIE AN EVENTUAL DEATH IN
NEXT THREE YEARS

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UNIX WILL BE USED ONLY FOR
SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING APPLICATIONS

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UNIX OWNERSHIP WILL BECOME MORE
ECONOMICAL

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NT WILL BECOME THE DE FACTO
ENTERPRISE-LEVEL OS BY THE YEAR 2000

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NT WILL EVENTUALLY EQUAL UNIX IN
EVERYWAY

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NT WILL LOSE STEAM BY THE YEAR 2000

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NT WILL BE THE OS OF CHOICE IN THE
NETWORK-CENTRIC COMPUTING WORLD

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