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Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Derail Dell GNU/Linux

Jan 29, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

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"Dell sees Linux as great negotiating leverage in their relationship with us... "Now, lets interject what I am asking into the picture... We invest big, big $$ in Dell. We will continue to invest big, big $$ in Dell. I am asking that we do this investment with our eyes wide open. I do not want to invest $$ in Dell to fund their Red Hat efforts. I am asking that: a) we be quite prescriptive in our investments with Dell relative to the competitive threats we see with Linux b) we constantly benchmark ourselves against the actions they do with RedHat"

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