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Techworld: Red Hat Heading for Partner Trouble

Apr 18, 2006, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)

"Red Hat's planned acquisition of open-source server provider JBoss--announced last week--puts the Linux vendor on a 'collision course' with two of its most important partners, Oracle and IBM, an analyst has said.

"The Goldman Sachs report says the dominance Red Hat Linux among North American business users along with the coming purchase of JBoss--a rumoured acquisition target of Oracle's--is now stirring the two large enterprise software vendors out of their on-the-sidelines stance..."

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