IBM's Worst Enemies

  • By

    Ericka Chickowski



IBM is bringing out the cattle prod to poke its longtime rival in database and software now that Oracle has purchased Sun, another big IBM competitor in the hardware arena. This year Big Blue has made a big push to steal former Sun partners away from Oracle following the acquisition.
With interests that span outward toward the most esoteric reaches of the IT world, IBM necessarily has made its fair share of enemies and even frenemies among rivals, partners and disgruntled customers over the years. The following are some of the most estranged organizations of the bunch.
This article was originally published on 2010-11-01