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

Author: Karen Southwick; Sneha Mathan; Blackstone Audio, Inc.; EBSCOhost (Online service)
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2011], 2000.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In 1982, a little upstart company named Sun was making waves in the high-tech industry with its groundbreaking workstation technology. Though dismissed by early competitors as not worth losing sleep over, Sun Microsystems since become a formidable presence in the industry, making its own rules and taking no prisoners, and is currently poised to reach the highest point of its ascendancy: the challenge of Microsoft's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Southwick, Karen.
High noon.
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2011], p2000
(OCoLC)722367357
Named Person: Scott McNealy; Scott McNealy
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Southwick; Sneha Mathan; Blackstone Audio, Inc.; EBSCOhost (Online service)
ISBN: 9781441784902 144178490X
OCLC Number: 777802851
Notes: "Digitally remastered in 2011"--Container.
Spoken audio file.
"Tracks Every 10 Minutes and by Chapter"--Container.
Downloadable audio file.
Performer(s): Read by Sneha Mathan.
Description: 1 sound file : digital.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: by Karen Southwick.

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In 1982, a little upstart company named Sun was making waves in the high-tech industry with its groundbreaking workstation technology. Though dismissed by early competitors as not worth losing sleep over, Sun Microsystems since become a formidable presence in the industry, making its own rules and taking no prisoners, and is currently poised to reach the highest point of its ascendancy: the challenge of Microsoft's dominance over the future of computing. This book examines how scrappy underdog Sun overcame its larger and supposedly tougher competitors, combining hard work, tenacity, and talented people to build a more innovative and flexible company. The driving force behind Sun's rise is Scott McNealy--brash, unconventional, ambitious--whose aggressive and inspirational leadership has turned into Sun into the multibillion-dollar success it is today.

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