Enterprise IT Spending Is on the Decline... Is That Why Open Source is Booming?
Nov 17, 2007, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Network Appliance's latest earnings report is fascinating. Dan
Warmenhoven, NetApp's CEO, reported that enterprise spending is on
the wane, with the financial services industry allegedly battening
down the hatches and sitting out a soft economy.
"If true, I suppose this is bad news for NetApp and many other
enterprise IT companies (though it doesn't seem to have made a dent
in Microsoft or Oracle). For open-source companies? It's manna from