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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Analyst: HP's Overtures to Sun 'A Marketing Thing'

Oct 08, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

[ Thanks to Amy Kucharik for this link. ]

"Hewlett-Packard Co.'s new Linux migration plan, targeted at snatching Sun Microsystems Inc.'s enterprise Solaris customers, is being brushed aside as a marketing ploy...

"'It's mostly a marketing thing, an eye-catcher,' said Bill Claybrook, research director for Linux and open source at Boston-based Aberdeen Group. 'I don't know how many people would actually take advantage of such a thing. It would just be a guess...'"

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