"To hard to find compatable products."
JohnGfun, I run FreeBSD on one box, XP on another and several Macs running OS X which is also UNIX. Your comment is one of the MANY misconceptions about the Macintosh. I have never had trouble finding anything, hardware or software to do anything I wanted to do on the Macs. I have experience with most OS's and personally prefer to run the one that is the most elegant and stable, OS X.
Don't get your panties in a bunch! I would rather stick with Micorsoft.