InfoWorld: Are You Assimilated?
Nov 05, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
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"Assimilated into what? The Borg, of course. :-)
"What is The Borg? It's the ever closing world of the large,
proprietary ecosystems. Such ecosystems deliver a lot of
value--greater integration between components, improved
(theoretically) ease of use, etc. Microsoft has been the master of
this, and Oracle is mounting the most formidable challenge to
Microsoft (perhaps one reason for the Linux announcement, and
clearly a reason for its announced acquisition of Stellent, an
Enterprise Content Management vendor)..."