eWeek: IBM Not Threatened by Sun's Novell Gambit
Aug 09, 2004, 22:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"IBM officials scoffed at Sun Microsystems Inc.'s intimations
last week that it would buy Novell Inc., calling the rhetoric
nothing more than an attempt to disrupt IBM and its customers.
"The issue ignited when Sun President and Chief Operating
Officer Jonathan Schwartz mentioned in interviews with the press,
including eWEEK, that the Santa Clara, Calif., company has
considered making a move to buy Novell. Adding fuel to the fire,
Schwartz said such a move could force IBM to depend on Sun for