Sun Microsystems' profits were down 73% last quarter, and the company isn't expecting to turn a profit at all this quarter. This week, the SearchITChannel.com staff talks about how Sun Microsystems' profits affect the channel, and how Sun partners are reacting to the disappointing news. There's also a discussion on AT&T's new cloud computing initiative, and whether "cloud" is the new "ASP" in the telecommunications market.
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Some Sun partners say their business is stagnant, as others shift their focus to competing vendors.
AT&T's announcement that it has entered cloud computing is a sign that SaaS players will see heavy competition from telecom network operators.