The Register: Sun Shouts at Analysts with Customer Wins
Oct 30, 2003, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)
"A command has come down from somewhere near the top of Sun
Microsystems to answer critics with a 'momentum showing.'
"It's common knowledge that Sun has passed into another one of
its whipping boy cycles. The company seems to manage to keep
critics at bay for three quarters or so and then--boom--a series of
bad news hits, and the end of the world clan makes its appearance.
This quarter's shockers came in the form of a $1 billion charge, a
fourth quarter loss and now speculation that Sun may be trying to
offload costs by teaming with Fujitsu on high-end servers..."