Sun Microsystems' most recent quarter took a hit from a slumping U.S. economy, according to Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz. Revenue from Sun's server computers and storage products fell 2.8 percent. The company plans up to 2,500 job cuts as it seeks to balance expenses with growth.
But from where will the growth come?
Sun is betting big on open source to drive adoption, which should, in turn, drive revenue (done right). I spoke with the executive vice president of Sun's Systems business, John Fowler, the other day, and I asked him about whether the strategy is, in fact, working. How much growth is Sun seeing in its software business?… Read more