1987-09-01, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: DOS Amigos. (interviews with Rod Canion and John Roach) (interview) Greenberg, Ken

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Physical Description
  • portrait Rod Canion.
  • portrait John Roach.
  • interview
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • PC World Communications, Inc., 1987 Sept
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • DOS Amigos. (interviews with Rod Canion and John Roach) (interview)
Also Titled
  • DOS Amigos.
Appears In
  • PC World, v5, no.n9, 1987 Sept, p164(8) (ISSN: 0737-8939)
Author
  • Greenberg, Ken
Published
  • PC World Communications, Inc., 1987 Sept
Physical Description
  • portrait Rod Canion.
  • portrait John Roach.
  • interview
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
  • Trade
Summary
  • Compaq Computer Corp's Rod Canion and Tandy's John V. Roach are at opposing ends of the IBM-compatible price spectrum, but both favor the IBM MS-DOS standard and both maintain IBM has forsaken that standard. Rod Canion asserts that the PS-2 offers the best advantage to large companies, not small businesses. Users are cautiously evaluating the new PS-2 line, and are buying AT and other 80286 machines in large numbers. Canion says PS-2s and PCs will co-exist and makers will produce Micro-Channel bus alternatives whether needed or not. Canion predicts that OS-2 is essentially a Microsoft product, but IBM's addition of proprietary features make it incompatible with ATs. John V. Roach predicts DOS will continue to be the single-user standard until users migrate to OS-2, and claims OS-2 with Microsoft Windows is hardware independent. Roach sees IBM's OS-2 additions as a marketing tool for its larger customers. Tandy plans to keep on addressing small businesses, schools, home businesses and home users and gain some of IBM's market share.
Notes
  • portrait Rod Canion.
  • portrait John Roach.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 5264339

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