Re: Speculations on oracle buying sun

From: Noons <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 20:24:03 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 23, 11:24 am, "Bob Jones" <em..._at_me.not> 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?

The most impoortant way: financial size. Look it up.

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

IBM is history.

> 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.

Very true. This is just good-humoured speculation. Received on Thu Apr 23 2009 - 22:24:03 CDT

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