Open Source Consolidation: Less is More?
May 22, 2009, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Another reflection of that immaturity is the fact that
there are simply too many players in each sector. That means that
consolidation is inevitable, creating fewer but bigger players with
more clout in the marketplace, and broader product offerings. Just
recently, we have started to see that happening.
"First, there was SpringSource acquiring Hyperic, a couple of
"SpringSource, the leader in enterprise Java, today announced it
has acquired substantially all of the assets of Hyperic, the open
source leader in web application and infrastructure