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The UNIX® Operating System
Continual development over the last thirty years
Deployed in millions of installations on nearly every hardware platform
A reputation of stability and scalability
Continued innovation as new technologies assimilated
The popular choice for the internet
Mature, Standardized and Start-of-the-Art
Is it possible for an IT product to be both mature and state of the art at the same time?
In the case of the UNIX System, the answer is an unqualified YES.
A key to the growth has been the free-market demands placed upon suppliers of open systems products - this has led to a best of breed competition where features are continually being added to compete and keep up.