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The Register: McNealy: Microsoft Needs Sun to Beat IBM and Red Hat

Oct 06, 2004, 19:30 (38 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

[ Thanks to Jim Dossey for this link. ]

"Whatever pleasantries once existed between Sun Microsystems and Red Hat have vanished. This won't come as a shock to many of you. The companies have been jawing in the press for some time. The extent, however, of Sun's loathing for Red Hat is more profound than many imagine, with Sun's CEO Scott McNealy largely confirming a shared attack with Microsoft against the Linux vendor.

"McNealy speaking here yesterday at a Northwestern University event on entrepreneurship let the anti-Red Hat venom spurt. The exec rightly presented Red Hat as a serious threat and said Sun has no ill feelings about attacking an open source vendor. This message resonated in a room filled with money-hungry MBAs..."

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