This IBM deal seems to me dazzlingly simple to understand. Both of us think there’s money to be made in supporting Solaris, and IBM apparently thinks there are system sales to be facilitated by including Solaris in the package. We think that any time anyone’s using one of our products, that makes them a better candidate to use more of our products. On the other hand, pundits like Dana Blankenhorn look into the bottom of their teacup and say we’ll be leaving the server business; I saw some finance site running the same speculation. Um... I don’t think so.

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