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IBM: Giving Open a Smarter Strategic Advantage

IBM just announced SmartCloud Orchestrator -- a massive open source initiative designed to help companies better balance public and private cloud resources and even switch vendors. This is in sharp contrast to the lock-in strategy that IBM used to found the technology segment -- largely because IBM learned the hard way that lock-in, while tactically sound, is strategically stupid. It also learned that on an even playing field, it still has a significant advantage over everyone else in most of its segments.

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