Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Microsoft | $7.4 billion Oracle-Sun deal shines light on changing tech world | Seattle Times Newspaper

It’ll be interesting to revisit this observation in a year or two…

A person familiar with IBM's position said the company isn't likely to rebid for Sun. IBM's chief financial officer, Mark Loughridge, even threw some competitive dirt on the deal during a conference call to discuss IBM's earnings Monday.

"Oracle and Sun have been partnering for two decades — and what's the result?" Loughridge said. "As I look at this and ask myself, 'What's really changed,' I think, 'nothing.' "

Microsoft | $7.4 billion Oracle-Sun deal shines light on changing tech world | Seattle Times Newspaper

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