Who is the biggest enemy of Microsoft? Microsoft chairman gates gives clear answer: IBM rather than Google.
Gates in attendance will be on the opening day of the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas tonight (CES) before had an media interviews, he made IT clear that, Microsoft’s worst enemy is not aggressive IT rookie Google but "big blue" IBM.
When asked whether Google Microsoft 30 years history of the biggest threat, gates directly answer "no". He explained: "up to now, the company is the largest computer IBM, their staff is four times the number of Microsoft, revenue also more than Microsoft. IBM is our biggest competitor, but the media ignored."
Gates said, Microsoft’s Office 2007 Professional competitors include SONY, apple computer, nokia, etc, but people always like to focus on the Google body. He said: "I’m not going to change the media interest. (they think) Google is top challenger, apple computer component. This for nokia, SONY and other companies to unfair." Gates also put Google’s search technology and "defeated by" Netscape browser and from the Java language development to for a class.
IBM’s IT services and software and hardware in determining the future network service how collaborative work, to Microsoft caused great threat. In addition, IBM and Toshiba SONY development cooperation CELL microprocessor has been used in the PS3, SONY’s PS3 is Microsoft’s enemy psu on Xbox 360.