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SpringSource – VMWare gets an OSGi Runtime

We’ve looked in detail at VMware‘s acquisition of SpringSource, but if we’re honest it does remain a bit of a puzzle. The VMware faithful are perplexed and the Open Source community behind SpringSource is feeling a little bruised. OK, SpringSource has some management tools, but so do lots of people, and VMware does a lot of management so why is SpringSource being put into a separate division?  And of course, SpringSource has development tools, but what is an infrastructure vendor doing buying a development tools vendor?  It doesn’t happen very often, because it generally doesn’t make sense.  There are too few obvious synergies. Continue reading SpringSource – VMWare gets an OSGi Runtime