Tech M&A accelerates: Will the No. 2 and No. 3 players sell out or compete?

In this installment of The Big Question podcast TechRepublic's Jason Hiner and I talk about the evolving tech landscape as mergers and acquisitions accelerate.

In this installment of The Big Question podcast TechRepublic's Jason Hiner and I talk about the evolving tech landscape as mergers and acquisitions accelerate. There are plenty M&A possibilities ahead, but tech industry may wind up with giant vendors and startups and little in between.

Meanwhile, a lot of companies will have to make some big decisions. Will IBM get back into networking hardware? What should companies like Juniper and Brocade do? Will there be enough strong No. 2 players to go around?

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