Re: Speculations on oracle buying sun

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 20:24:34 -0500
Message-ID: <5rPHl.8706$>

"Noons" <> wrote in message On Apr 22, 2:59 am, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

> How about HP? Scott McNeally once said it is a nice printer company. They
> have servers, too. There is one more company, that does AIX, zOS and some
> P6 boxes, too. If MS buys them, the circle of life would be complete and
> could all peacefully wait for 12/21/2009, allegedly the end of the world.

>Narh. HP is too big now. Bigger than IBM. Logical candidate would
>therefore be for M$ to buy IBM.
> Now, *that* would be something even bigger than Ben-Hur!

HP bigger than IBM? In what way?

IBM now is like Sun in the 90s. MS will probably go on sale before IBM does.

Seriously, not everyone wants to buy everything from the same vendor. Just because I buy database from Oracle, that doesn't mean I would buy storage from them instead of EMC or get Beehive instead of Office. Received on Wed Apr 22 2009 - 20:24:34 CDT

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