The real goal of building a wide area network (WAN) is to deliver applications: making vital enterprise tools available to users who are away from the enterprise campus (perhaps in a branch office).
Does Icahn have a backup plan? Carl Icahn is trying to force Yahoo back to the bargaining table with Microsoft, but if Microsoft is no longer interested, he'll need to have other options available
Carl Icahn's letter to Roy Bostock In his letter to Yahoo chairman Roy Bostock, billionaire investor Carl Icahn calls Microsoft's bid of $33 per share 'a superior alternative to Yahoo's prospects on a standalone basis'
Icahn takes on Yahoo board Icahn has sent a letter to Yahoo's board charging it with acting irrationally and losing the faith of shareholders and Microsoft
Update: Icahn mulling Yahoo proxy fight Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants Yahoo to re-establish talks with Microsoft and is willing to wage a proxy fight to force the company back to the negotiating table
Update: Yahoo to Microsoft: Cheapskate Yahoo continues to say it's worth much more than Microsoft offered; reportedly Yahoo is trying to reject Microsoft's offer without making itself liable to shareholder lawsuits
Microsoft's price for Yahoo loses value With dip in Microsoft's share price and rise in Yahoo's, Yahoo is potentially worth more than Microsoft's offer; potential takeover could be vulnerable to higher bids