AP/Seattle Times: Intel, Linux Darken Power of Sun
Jun 16, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Fordahl)
"It was the leading supplier of the computer servers that fueled
the dot-com boom, the Silicon Valley star whose name was nearly
synonymous with New Economy chic.
"But after two years on the bleeding edge of the bust, Sun
Microsystems has fallen victim to the commoditization of the
computers that do corporate America's heavy lifting.
"Sun is deep in identity crisis as its executives try to
reinvent the company. There's been loose talk of Sun as a possible
takeover target, and some analysts are wondering whether it will
ever return to the days of strong revenue growth and record