Red Hat Scoops Up JBoss in $350 Million Deal

Consolidation came to the Linux space Monday, with Red Hat saying it would acquire open source middleware maker JBoss in a stock-and-cash deal worth US$350 million. Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat said the deal would speed the development of more open source solutions for enterprises and accelerate a sh...


Chickens, Eggs and Analyst Opinion

When Hewlett-Packard announced, just recently, that it was combining the headquarters operations of its PC and printing divisions, but would continue to report their results separately, I assumed they were doing it to provide legal cover for the transfer of costs from the PC side to the printing sid...

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