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More on LinuxToday Microsoft Boss to Reconnect with Telstra

Oct 02, 2002, 16:00 (38 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Sainsbury)

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"Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer will fly to Sydney next month in a bid to shore up the software giant's relationship with Telstra, its biggest local customer...

"With about 45,000 desktops, Telstra is Microsoft's biggest customer in the southern hemisphere.

"Microsoft has come under pressure at Telstra since the appointment of American Jeff Smith as the telecommunications carrier's chief information officer.

"He recently opted for a deal with Microsoft rival Sun Microsystems to supply systems for Telstra's burgeoning broadband network..."

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