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ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Sunset for McNealy

Apr 29, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman, Brian Proffitt)

"Hardly a ho-hum week. We determined this late Monday afternoon when we first heard that Sun Microsystems' Chairman and CEO McNealy would hand over the CEO reins to none other than President and COO Jonathan Schwartz.

"Rumors, often more salacious, along these lines have been swirling for months, so we were more surprised by the timing than the substance. The substance, on review, seems akin to a semantic change.

"Sure, the 40-something, charismatic, ponytail-wearing Schwartz is perceived as an image change from the more-staid and mature co-founder, but do his intentions and vision represent a radical shift...?"

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