"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