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IT-Analysis: Sun's Mad Hatter Blasts at Microsoft

Aug 27, 2003, 18:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John McIntosh)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"One of the more intriguing aspects of the MSBlast outbreak, other than why don't people patch (on which subject, I am beginning to think that a new generation of network admin types is spawned every year who are genetically conditioned not to read books or the papers and believe that the old way of doing things is bunkum--or, possibly more believably, NIH) is Sun's Mad Hatter sign-up.

"Since Sun have nothing to offer in the short term, what are potential signees signing up for? A more secure desktop? One can hardly imagine that Sun believe that they are immune to the kinds of attention that Microsoft gets..."

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