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July 11, 1990


By CBR Staff Writer

A multi-user version of OS/2 under development at Florida company Citrix Systems Inc, is being touted in some quarters as a challenger to Unix as it is expected to offer comparable capabilities at around a tenth of the price. Due to ship late this year or early next, it will be compatible with existing charcter-based OS/2 applications, and eventually graphical applications too. Citrix was founded a former member of the original OS/2 development team at IBM, and there is some suggestion that IBM itself might license technology in the future. IBM has said in the past that it intends to include multi-user capabilities in OS/2, though it has offered no timeframe, while Microsoft Corp says that it has no plans for developing a multi-user version itself.

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