"one could reasonably expect that the cost of a terabyte will be reduced from about $1000 today to $100 in 2007."


"This is the core of our vision which we think of as Your Data, Any Place, Any Time ."


"Our investments will be across four key themes:

  • Continuous Availability and Automation (SQL Server AlwaysOn Technologies )
  • Beyond Relational
  • Dynamic Applications  ( SQL Server Everywhere Edition)
  • End-To-End Insight"

To get the full text of the letter, have a look here : http://www.microsoft.com/sql/letter.mspx