Silicon Valley Watcher has the scoop on SugarCRM being booted from the San Francisco Marriott hotel during Salesforce.com's recent Dreamforce conference, but SugarCRM isn't the only open-source company getting shafted by its proprietary competition.
At last year's EduCause conference, an inside source tells me, Microsoft refused to sponsor the conference unless the conference organizers denied Zimbra the opportunity to take a big, prominent booth at the event.
Two billion-dollar companies fretting about Lilliputian open-source competitors? Surely you jest!
Nope. As SugarCRM CEO John Roberts explains:
"When Marc Benioff found out we were at the Marriott … Read more