Bob Picciano calls 'em as he sees 'em
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"Microsoft is making claims in the marketplace around 4.7 million people have exchanged e-mail from Notes to Exchange and that is just a ridiculous fabricated figure," said Picciano, who took the reins at Lotus in 2008. "Every time they sell a [client access license] they count that as a competitive migration."
The Lotus Software GM says many of the reference companies cited by Microsoft when it made its "4.7 million people" comment in July "are still licensing Lotus Notes technology and still utilizing e-mail and applications from Lotus. They are still utilizing capabilities from other aspects of the Lotus portfolio," said Picciano.Read the full article at: Network World: Lotus goes after Microsoft's 'ridiculous and fabricated' figures