Novell, IBM Counterpunch Red Hat's Application Stack

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 19, 2006 9:00 AM EDT
IT Jungle; By Timothy Prickett Morgan
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Once upon a time, the open source JBoss Java application server was a neutral player in the server market. But back in April, when commercial Linux distributor Red Hat shelled out $350 million in cash and stock to acquire JBoss, that middleware platform was no longer the same Switzerland it used to be. It was only a matter of time before Novell, which was a JBoss distributor itself, had to find another ally.

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