Monday, December 12, 2005
Adobe's Deal for Macromedia May Help It Fend Off Microsoft - New York Times
Adobe's Deal for Macromedia May Help It Fend Off Microsoft - New York Times: "But the creative market has proved challenging for Microsoft. In the late 1990's, Microsoft's Front Page desktop publishing software failed to gain any significant ground against PageMaker from Aldus, the leading product; Aldus was eventually acquired by Adobe. 'If Microsoft is ever going to fail in a market, it's going to be in the creative professional market,' said C. Eugene Munster, an analyst with Piper Jaffray, who has an outperform rating on Adobe stock."