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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 weeks back:

"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 management."

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