Microsoft Announces Dropping Toy Operating Systems

I couldn’t help it. It was the first heading I thought of when I read Steve Ballmer’s remarks on the release of Windows Server 2003.

Ballmer joked about the ribbing Microsoft had taken in the past about Windows Server’s capabilities compared to those of Unix systems and mainframes. Referring to previous efforts at server operating systems, he said there are “no more toy operating systems” at Microsoft.

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