eWeek: Analysts: Sun President's Novell Talk 'Totally Crazy'
Aug 03, 2004, 03:15 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Jonathan Schwartz, president and chief operating officer of Sun
Microsystems, went on a one-man offensive this weekend against the
company's main rival, IBM. But he may have gone a little too far
out on his own by suggesting that Sun would acquire Novell in an
effort to undermine IBM's Linux strategy.
"'It's totally crazy for him to be making a comment like that,'
said Anne Thomas Manes, vice president and research director for
the Burton Group and a former Sun software executive. 'I'm sure
he's going to get his hand slapped by the board for this,' she
CNET News: Sun Mulls Buying Novell(Aug 02, 2004)