Why is IBM Avoiding Open Source in SOA Discussions?

“Cote at RedMonk noted that IBM didn’t once mention open source
at their SOA-focused Impact 2008 Conference. My guess? IBM wants
the SOA paradigm to remain a rich-man’s sport and they want their
army of consultants to put IBM products into place. As such they
focus on ‘the Business’ instead of just solving the problem.

“Instead of embracing open source as a part of SOA, IBM is
choosing to push only it’s own expensive and cumbersome products,
which simply doesn’t make sense…”