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Sun Plans to Countersue NetApp

Oct 25, 2007, 12:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Sun Microsystems plans to countersue Network Appliance later this week, Chief Executive Jonathan Schwartz said Wednesday, a suit that will include a request to remove the company's products from the market.

"Schwartz said on his blog that he has 'no interest whatever in suing them' and therefore 'reached out' to Chief Executive Dan Warmenhoven. But, he said, NetApp's demands--that Sun 'retract' its ZFS file system from open-source community and restrict its use to computing and not storage devices--can't be met..."

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