Vol 122 Issue 4 2008-04-21 Article 19806 from section "Free and Open Source Software"

Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green on Company Strategy

Eric Lundquist of eWeek characterizes Sun Microsystems as "a company
that develops open-source software, uses it as an entrée into
enterprises, and then sells hardware and services into those
enterprises," calling the company the "largest open-source-based IT
infrastructure company in the world." His interview with Jonathan
Schwartz and EVP for Software Rich Green examined Sun's approach to
leveraging open source to develop enterprise market share.

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