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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 Linux..."

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