Sunday, January 18, 2009

Hardware or Software

I'm a reader of Jonathan Schwartz's blog. He's the CEO of Sun Microsystems and, interestingly, is a software person by background. In his most recent posting, he made a very interesting point about where the value is in systems - hardware or software. Jonathan said:

"I was talking to a software analyst today who wanted to know why we bothered with the hardware business when so much value was in our software assets - this is a perfect example, the value isn't in the software or the hardware, it's in the systems we build with both."

I thought this very insightful and a point that deserves a lot of thought. 

1 comment:

adriano said...

Too bad that this simple truth is not shared in all high tech organizations ;-)

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