New York Times: Microsoft Reveals Plan to Take Business From I.B.M.
Mar 17, 2006, 19:00 (8 Talkback[s])
"Microsoft began a $500 million marketing campaign yesterday to
stir enthusiasm among corporate customers for its new products and
grab business from I.B.M., its biggest rival in the business
"'Microsoft,' [IBM's] Mr. Bisconti added, 'is clinging to a
pre-Internet, proprietary software model...'"
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