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Computer Business Review: Microsoft and Sybari: Take Aim at Foot, Pull Trigger

Jun 24, 2005, 02:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Stamper)

[ Thanks to Rob for this link. ]

"News this week that Microsoft is to discontinue sales of Sybari anti-virus software for Linux and Unix platforms, now that it has closed its acquisition of the company, is daft on so many levels. Here are the four biggest.

"Microsoft announced it was buying Sybari for an undisclosed fee in February this year. It was Microsoft's second anti-virus acquisition in 20 months, but it suggested a certain benevolence towards rival anti-virus companies..."

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