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Milestone Group: Investment Viewpoint: Brad Silverberg, Managing Partner, Ignition Partners

Jul 14, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Milestone: How does Microsoft deal successfully with the open source threat?

"Silverberg: I don't think they have figured that out yet, I think that is clear. They are struggling with not so much open source, per se, but rather they are no longer the low price solution. In the past Microsoft was the low cost solution and Microsoft was then competing and attacking expensive proprietary systems from below. Now for the first time the tables are turned and it's Microsoft that's being attacked from below by a lower price solution..."

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