SearchOpenSource: Microsoft-JBoss Deal Strictly Business

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“A newly inked deal that calls for greater cooperation between
Microsoft and open source software firm JBoss Inc. is all about the
money, according to one IT industry analyst.

“The joint pledge to improve the performance of JBoss
Application Server software on Windows represented more than a rosy
photo opportunity for two philosophically opposed firms, said
Michael Goulde, an analyst with Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester
Research Inc. Moreover, he said, it was a calculated business move
that holds the promise of attracting new customers to both

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