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Heeding the lessons of SCO, or notJay Lyman, September 14, 2011 @ 5:20 pm ET
We recently saw what is being described as the ending of the seven-year-old SCO contract and intellectual property dispute that dragged Linux through the mud before it propelled the open source OS into much broader enterprise use and credibility.
You’d think the lessons of SCO would be a shining example for technology companies of what not to do in order to maintain leadership and relevance. Yet, today we see technology heavyweights such as Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) and Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) repeating some of the same mistakes that led SCO to ridicule and then ruin.
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