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VMware Buys SpringSource

It was only a matter of time before VMware decided that if it was going to be an applications platform company, and really take on Microsoft, that it would need a presence in the business of building applications, and in providing the run-time infrastructure for applications. Acquiring SpringSource is a brilliant move because it leverages the open source community to devalue and dilute Microsoft’s standing in the applications tools and platform markets. The need for VMware to take this step was articulated and predicted in this post about VMware as a Platform Company. Continue reading VMware Buys SpringSource