[oclug] IBM to Buy Informix Database Software
bill.strosberg at rcpsc.edu
Wed Apr 25 11:20:10 EDT 2001
Boy, IBM is really getting serious in their undeclared guerilla efforts to
depose MS from non-desktop marketplaces. My guess is that rather than
positioning Informix in competition with DB2, they'll aim it directly at MS
SQL2K (as well as entry to mid-level Oracle sites).
> But then Informix just seemed to fade as Oracle rose to prominence...
> it *will* be interesting to see what IBM does with them... especially
> how they position it with regard to their own DB2 software.
> We definitely DO live in interesting times...
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