EMC tech leader scotches suggestions buyout will hurt innovation

Hannah Breeze
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EMC tech leader scotches suggestions buyout will hurt innovation

CTO John Roese hits back at claims and insists storage giant will have more money to invest in R&D under new ownership

EMC's CTO has spoken out against claims made by Sun Microsystems' founder that the Dell merger will stunt innovation, insisting that going private will have the opposite effect. John Roese has directly disputed the claims on the official EMC blog, stressing his view that the merger will actually fuel innovation. At the end of last year, Sun Microsystems' founder Vinod Khosla publicly stated at the Structure 2015 innovation conference his opinion that the proposed merger would be bad news for...

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