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eWeek: Sun's McNealy Plugs Service Model, Open Solaris

Oct 19, 2004, 22:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"In an exclusive interview with eWEEK.com at the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo here, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy talked about Sun's new service business model, the open-sourcing of Solaris, and Sun's acrimonious partnership with Red Hat.

"Talking about Sun Microsystems' push for its customers to move to a subscription-service model, McNealy said, 'People are still locked into proprietary systems and don't want to make a jump..."

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