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Red Hat Acquires Consulting Expertise--But At What Price?

Mar 14, 2008, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Red Hat will need to walk a fine line in the middleware market. Even as the open source company continues to build its channel, Red Hat today opened its wallet to acquire a middleware consulting firm that specializes in JBoss applications.

"The move comes at a key time for Red Hat. The company has conceded that its JBoss acquisition, made in 2006, hasn't met financial expectations. Today's purchase of Amentra, which employs roughly 120 middleware consultants, could help to accelerate JBoss customer engagements..."

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