View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
April 5, 1987


By CBR Staff Writer

With the first 80386 models of the Personal System/2 shipping sometime between July and September, what operating system are those who want one expected to use initially? The Model 80s are very clearly designed as floor-standing multi-user machines – yet the only IBM operating system that will be available then will be single-user, single-tasking PC-DOS 3.3: OS/2 only starts appearing in the first quarter of next year, while on AIX Unix, IBM will not even be prepared to put a delivery date on it until the end of this year – which implies a substantial opportunity for all the third party vendors of 386 Unixes.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.