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Microsoft and HP Joined at the Hip

You're probably used to Microsoft salespeople knocking on your door, but more and more you may be exposed to joint Microsoft/HP sales calls. The two have long been tight, but based on a brand-spanking new $300 million services deal, the companies will be seeing a lot of each other.

The big areas of focus are messaging, business process, business intelligence and unified communication.

Not sure how Michael Dell feels about the deal.

Posted by Doug Barney on December 18, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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