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IBM to Buy Sun?

We’re very busy ramping Wikibon right now but I was told all day I needed to blog about this. So I took a few minutes to do some quick reading and some thinking. Then I read the post from Chuck Hollis over at EMC who nailed it.

I’ll summarize what he said and add a few of my own thoughts.

  1. This was inevitable – Sun is not a stable bet for CIO’s and IBM’s a better fit than HP;
  2. IBM definitely covets the Solaris installed base especially in telcos and Internet businessess;

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