Re: Speculations on oracle buying sun
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 15:38:52 -0700 (PDT)
On Apr 26, 9:25 am, johnbhur..._at_sbcglobal.net wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2:04 am, Mladen Gogala <gogala.mla..._at_bogus.email.com>
> > > Narh. HP is too big now. Bigger than IBM. Logical candidate would
> > > therefore be for M$ to buy IBM.
> > Well, that would be hillarious! MS began as the vendor of the OS for IBM
> > "intelligent terminals" and a small time Unix vendor.
> I haven't done any digging around but I have to think IBM is bigger in
> overall revenue than HP. Services and consulting etc is just huge for
> them. HP is trying hard to get into the services and consulting but
> as far as I know they are way behind IBM in that area.
> Nuno you got some references to back your claim that HP is bigger than
> IBM or are you thinking in specific categories or what?
Like I said before to another person: look it up. This comes up in a simple google search: http://www.techspot.com/news/23591-hp-surpasses-ibm.html why is it that folks refuse to do a simple search?
Anyways: who cares? IBM is IT history, their products just can't survive for much longer. Even their software is cactus, nowadays. Received on Sun Apr 26 2009 - 17:38:52 CDT