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Red Hat Helps IBM Pursue Sun Customers

Feb 26, 2010, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])


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[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"You already know IBM is pursuing Sun Microsystems’ customer base. But here’s a twist: Red Hat and its channel partners seem to be helping IBM pursue Sun’s customers. It’s all part of a fierce, sometimes emotional battle between Red Hat and the Oracle-Sun camp. Here’s the scoop, from The VAR Guy.

"First, the obvious: When Oracle moved to acquire Sun, rival hardware vendors like IBM worked overtime to win over Sun’s customers. IBM claims more than 800 customers switched from Sun/Oracle and HP to IBM in 2009, according to the Times Herald Record. Sounds impressive."

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