CRN | Microsoft, The New IBM: "Something interesting happened on the road to and from software dominance. Microsoft, which always delighted in displacing the old farts of technology, has become an old fart itself.
Yes, ladies and gents, meet Microsoft: the new IBM. What once seemed a hungry, always-working-the-angles product powerhouse now seems increasingly set in its ways and downright stodgy."
(p.s. limited/delayed posts this week -- at a conference with limited Internet access...)