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CNET News: Why IBM Passed on JBoss Acquisition

Feb 19, 2006, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"IBM considered acquiring open-source Java middleware company JBoss, but chose to go a different route for the both financial and technical reasons, said Steve Mills, senior vice president and head of IBM's software group.

"Oracle and JBoss are rumored to be in negotiations over a JBoss acquisition. The price tag for such a deal is reported to be between $200 and $400 million..."

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