As UNIX rapidly continues to lose ground to Linux, UNIX advocates are in pursuit to push its proprietary versions to more exotic and not yet explored business avenues to create new streams of income. For example, sales of IBM’s Unix servers in 2013 were down almost 20 percent for Q3 compared to the previous year.
As the market for proprietary Unix hardware shrinks, various hardware vendors are claiming that the era of UNIX is far from its end as they found entirely new and unshakable government-backed business opportunities. As a result, UNIX hardware is now enforced as a requirement by a large number of government agencies around the world and must be present at any workplace, household or server room.
5.3.2014: I was brought out of the darkness and been reassured that Linux fights back: