Perhaps he has some experience doing it for thousands of users at once.
That's where the rubber hits the road.
That just gets you the software running. This tells you nothing
about whether or not your "server" will be able to handle the number
of users you want to support with any degree of service quality or
the ability to actually stay online under load.
More than anything, a "server OS" is something that's not going to
get in the way of itself, or the programs running services and won't
allow the programs running services to get in the way of the OS either.
Then there's the whole scalability thing.
If some college kid can replicate your "invention" without seeing |||
any of the details of your patent then you have been granted a patent / | \
on the "idea" and not the actual implementation.