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Sun's Growth Problem May Be Open Source, Says a Former Sun Executive

Nov 08, 2007, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"By all accounts, including its own, Sun Microsystems has a growth problem. Savio at IBM thinks it's best solved by selling more hardware (servers and storage). I've argued that software offers an answer.

"Larry Singer, former vice president of Global Information Systems Strategy at Sun, suggested that an overemphasis on open source is not the right answer..."

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