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VAR Business: Is There Nothing Stopping Sun

Jan 10, 1999, 00:10 (2 Talkback[s])

"I've been looking at Sun closely, but I still can't figure out how McNealy consistently kicks butt..."

"How can it continue to grow in a market that's shrinking? Sure, it can take Unix share away from HP and SGI, but how long can it keep growing using that tactic?

"I'm skeptical that it can continue to grow when it adamantly refuses to support NT, which is growing like gangbusters. Nearly 76 percent of VARs sell NT Server and 73 percent sell NT Workstation vs. roughly 38 percent who sell some flavor of Unix, according to VARBusiness research."

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