eWeek: Sun's McNealy Plugs Service Model, Open Solaris
Oct 19, 2004, 22:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"In an exclusive interview with eWEEK.com at the Gartner
Symposium and ITxpo here, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy talked
about Sun's new service business model, the open-sourcing of
Solaris, and Sun's acrimonious partnership with Red Hat.
"Talking about Sun Microsystems' push for its customers to move
to a subscription-service model, McNealy said, 'People are still
locked into proprietary systems and don't want to make a