12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2008-03-12
 
 
 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March

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12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - VMware

The company whose name has become synonymous with virtualization is riding high now, but both Microsoft and Citrix are determined to give away most of what VMware charges for today.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - VMware

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Iomega

Iomega's 20 years as one of the best-known independent consumer data storage companies will end soon with its acquisition by EMC. What EMC wants, EMC gets.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Iomega

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - SCO

No, really, this time SCO-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - SCO

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Plaxo

Plaxo has evolved from an address-book collector to an aggregator of social network relationships. Alas, most people already use Facebook for this, but Plaxo-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Plaxo

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - LinkedIn

While we-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - LinkedIn

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Transmeta

Transmeta recently won a large lawsuit against Intel, but the company has been teetering on the edge for some time. Last month, the chip maker rejected an offer by an investment firm to buy up its remaining stock, and Transmeta's founder recently left the company to join none other than archrival Intel. Once a viable company, Transmeta now gets by on licensing its patents.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Transmeta

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Level 3

The Colorado-based telco saw its CEO quit March 10, expects to lay off numerous staff members and has reported to the FTC that it cannot fulfill orders. Expect to see Level 3 acquired soon.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Level 3

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Sprint

At press time, Sprint-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Sprint

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Motorola

Motorola is trying to sell its mobile unit, but the company can't expect much for it as the unit continues to hemorrhage market share and execs.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Motorola

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Monster.com

After a terrible 2007-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Monster.com

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Extreme Networks

Competition in the networking market is growing, and the market is maturing. Enterprises started their network refresh cycles a couple of years ago, and so growth will likely slow in the next couple of years. Extreme is not big enough to survive a shakeout.

 

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Extreme Networks

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Napster

Napster-

12 Companies That Should Beware the Ides of March - Napster

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