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The Perfect OS

Feb 27, 20061 min
Data Center

I’m not the only one on Network World blogging this but the topic is so interesting I figure there’s room for all of us … the topic is what would the perfect OS look like? Tom Henderson has some thoughts. Tom’s article sketches out the big picture but what about the detail? Given the Windows will be around at least for the rest of our lives, the virtualization component of Tomos (whatchathink of that Tom?) would be crucial. I rather imagine Tomos being like BeOS (now YellowTAB’s ZETA) on steroids with built-in virtualization and agnostic about everything outside of itself. I’m guessing you guys have some opinions …


Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at

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