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Will Microsoft Buy the New Citrix?

Aug 16, 2007, 21:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"Could Citrix Systems' purchase of XenSource for $500 million be a prelude to Microsoft's acquisition of Citrix?

"Some analysts, like Brenon Daly and his colleagues at The 451 Group, in San Francisco, think so.

"'Citrix built a $1 billion-plus business on the back of its access to Microsoft source code. XenSource's exclusive access to Microsoft's forthcoming 'Viridian' hypervisor code is a key driver for this deal,' he told eWEEK Aug. 15..."

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