The IT world according to McNealy

Summary:For Sun CEO Scott McNealy, subscription-based pricing is the most interesting part of Sun's business moving forward. He claims that the model works.

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For Sun CEO Scott McNealy, subscription-based pricing is the most interesting part of Sun's business moving forward. He claims that the model works. "You don't have to own the data center, and if you don't want it, we just shut off the IP (Internet Protocol) connection," McNealy said. However, most customers are too wound up with their legacy applications and old habits to flip a utility switch. CIOs need to challenge the established

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