Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

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The Pendulum Swings Again

Microsoft vows hardware fight with Apple

This may sound like a surprising position from Redmond, but if you look at things through the prism of computer history, it’s not really that shocking. They are simply joining a long line of companies that have attempted to control the entire computing stack, from terminals/PCs to servers to software, like IBM, DEC, and Oracle before them. The interesting bot to me is that Microsoft views Apple in the same league as the others mentioned, especially in the Enterprise space – again looking at history, who would have predicted that during the John Sculley era?

(h/t to @lauriemccabe for Tweeting this)

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