It's Battle Stations In Workstations

PC makers gain ground in the $15 billion workstation market

For years, personal-computer makers could only envy the lofty margins and deep loyalty that makers of engineering workstations earned from their corporate customers. Despite constantly improving technology, PC makers could never quite catch up to workstation companies, which kept introducing new generations of powerful RISC chips and improvements to Unix, the operating system for the most sophisticated programs--for designing cars, creating film animations, or drafting computer circuits.

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