During the first three months of calendar 2002, Sun was outsold by HP/Compaq, Dell and IBM, according to market watcher Gartner Dataquest. In revenue terms – a better guide to success in the varied server market than mere units shipped – Sun came a poor third to IBM and HP/Compaq. And now Intel’s spinmasters are waxing lyrical about the second coming of Itanium, the chip giant’s 64-bit charger that it hopes will give Sun’s UltraSparc a good thrashing on its home turf.
The omens certainly don’t look good. Full story at The Register