Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Lighting Up Microsoft - May. 8, 2006

Lighting Up Microsoft - May. 8, 2006: "[John Battelle:] A lot has been made about Google's computing infrastructure - those hundreds of thousands of CPUs distributed around the globe. Why haven't we heard anything about Microsoft's?
[Ray Ozzie:] If you just step back and forget about this year or next year, in five or 10 years there will be very few companies on the face of the earth with both the capacity and the willingness to spend billions of dollars on the capital equipment and operating expenses it takes to field that kind of infrastructure. Microsoft will be one of those, Google will be one of those, and by all indications Yahoo will be one of those. I don't think any one of them will have a substantial advantage."

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