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internetnews.com: Sun Said To Table Linux Purchase

Sep 23, 2004, 18:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)

"Sun Microsystems has apparently backed away from its efforts to acquire a Linux software distribution--for now.

"The Santa Clara, Calif., network computer maker had been looking to augment its enterprise portfolio, sources told internetnews.com this week.

"But internetnews.com has learned that preliminary discussions between top Sun and MontaVista executives became terse, stalling because MontaVista CEO Jim Ready may not be ready to sell..."

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