December 12, 2000
IBM's Gerstner sees trouble for Sun, EMC, Microsoft models LINK DEAD
Author: JT Smith
IBM Chairman Louis Gerstner believes that companies like Sun and Microsoft will only decline in popularity, as developers and consumers demand open-standards connected devices that can talk to each other. ""That's why we're betting a big piece of IBM's future on Linux," Gerstner said. He argued that Linux "can do for business applications what the Internet did for networking and communications" -- that is, allow any-to-any computing to flourish." Full story at Bloomberg.