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VMware: $420 Million SpringSource Deal Pressures Red Hat

Aug 11, 2009, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"SpringSource’s software allegedly simplifies Java application development. And it increasingly competes with Red Hat’s JBoss platform.

"No doubt, The VAR Guy has been singing Red Hat’s praises in recent months. Integrators working with JBoss typically make $10 or more in consulting fees for every dollar of JBoss they actually sell, according to Red Hat’s own data. Plus, Red Hat is working with Synnex to build the Open Source Channel Alliance — which involves roughly a dozen open source companies promoting applications to roughly 15,000 Synnex resellers."

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