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Microsoft server boss on Sun-IBM, economy, more

In an interview, Bill Laing says the sluggish economy probably accelerated merger discussions. As for Microsoft, a deal would mean both one fewer partner and one fewer rival.

By April 3, 2009

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Could NetApp suit throw a wrench in Sun-IBM talks?

NetApp's patent suit against Sun Microsystems could pose a challenging hurdle for Sun in its reported merger talks with IBM, reports American Lawyer's AM Law.com site.

By March 24, 2009

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Will Sun/IBM deliver on open cloud computing?

Sun Microsystem's Sun Cloud Compute Service may be a very well-conceived open cloud service, but would an IBM acquisition let it execute?

By March 18, 2009

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World's biggest open-source company? Google

Calling Red Hat the leading "open-source company" is no longer accurate as it overlooks much bigger contributors like IBM and, in particular, Google.

By September 16, 2009

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Oracle buys integration challenge along with Sun

Acquiring Sun would gives Oracle a powerful injection of new technology, but the sales pitch of integrated hardware and software has fallen on deaf ears so far.

By April 20, 2009

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Envisioning Sun on IBM's horizon

roundup What an IBM acquisition of Sun Microsystems would mean for the companies, cloud computing, and the technology landscape.

By April 6, 2009

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Sun shares plummet on reports of IBM withdrawal

Company's shares fall nearly 23 percent in premarket trading, following reports that IBM has withdrawn its buyout bid for the struggling hardware maker.

By April 6, 2009

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Microsoft: Server version of Windows 7 this year

In another sign Windows 7 is on track for release this year, the head of the Windows Server unit says the server operating system based on Windows 7 will ship in 2009.

By April 3, 2009

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IBM wouldn't benefit from Sun's open-source plan

It's unlikely that Sun would have much to teach Big Blue. CEO Schwartz reveals the company's open-source playbook--one that IBM already knows by heart.

By March 23, 2009

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Why an IBM purchase of Sun would make sense

Server market positioning and open-source resources, says ZDNet's Larry Dignan, are just a couple of the reasons to like a $6.5 billion takeover reportedly in the works.

By March 18, 2009