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High noon : the inside story of Scott McNealy and the rise of Sun Microsystems

Author: Karen Southwick
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"High Noon is the inside story of Sun's rise to power, from its shaky start in Silicon Valley through its transformation under the aggressive and inspirational leadership of McNealy. Karen Southwick reveals the behind-the-scenes maneuverings of McNealy and Sun, with candid interviews from the key players and insights into the inner workings of the high-tech industry." "This book examines how scrappy underdog Sun  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Scott McNealy; Scott McNealy; Scott McNealy; Scott McNealy; Scott McNealy; Scott MacNealy; Scott MacNealy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Southwick
ISBN: 0471297135 9780471297130
OCLC Number: 41404354
Description: xiii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
In the driver's seat --
Tooting its own horn --
On top of the world --
Hard times --
Kick butt and have fun --
What is Java, anyway? --
Java boils over --
At war with the evil empire --
The war escalates --
Changing the rules (again) --
The millennial sun.
Responsibility: Karen Southwick.
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