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Microsoft's Competition With UNIX Is Heating Up:First Union Is Switching to Software Giant's Wind

Traders Magazine, July 1998

Om Malik

Wrestling with a long tradition of Wall Street competition, Microsoft is dipping into a $1 billion development budget hoping to snatch more lucrative broker-dealer business.

The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant's goal: getting technology departments to reverse their preference for UNIX-based software solutions over Microsoft products.

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