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Jan 31, 2007, 01:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Our friend, Michael Cote', mused a couple weeks ago about the idea of the 'little 4' going up against the 'big 4' in systems management, the newly anointed 'little 4' includes Zenoss, Groundwork, Qlusters and Hyperic, of which I am the CEO. It was amusing when Cote' put this together, aiming at a new class of open source software companies that would go against the traditional goliaths in the marketspace--IBM, HP, CA and what's that other acronymn based company…. Oh yeah, BMC. Cote's musings were to show that disruption is very much present in the industry of systems management, and we agree.

"Some companies, however, have been latching onto this idea and using it to mint their position in the market..."

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