Ross Mayfield has an interesting take on the Lenovo/IBM deal and bringing open source to the desktop in his blog...I believe their commoditization strategy is more than hardware.
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In a blog entry I wrote a couple of days ago regarding Dell's position on pre-loading Solaris, I said that the ball is now in Sun's court [see Dell to Sun: You build it (demand) and we'll come].
Researchers at the State University of New...
Joe McKendrick comments on my piece about Sun's pay-as-you-go strategy and...
A FedEx guy showed up at my door this morning with a package at around 10:35 EDT. But when I poked my head out the door, there was no FedEx truck.
During his keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, Sun CEO Scott McNealy talked up the...
Apparently, if you're a tech exec and you're going to complain about overpriced software, then OracleWorld is the place to do it.
According to Microsoft Watch's Mary Jo Foley, a recent solicitation for beta testers for the next version of Windows Server (code-named "R2")...
Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, gave his anticipated keynote this afternoon at the OpenWorld conference in a keynote hall more reminiscent of a rave party than a corporate powwow. Picking up where Charles Philips, the president of Oracle, left off earlier this week, he said that data fragmentation is a major enterprise disease and Oracle has the cure---put everything in a single database.