"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..."