Profile of Ed Scannell
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Articles by Ed Scannell
posted in April 2006
Whether Red Hat's $350 million purchase of JBoss last month proves a wise decision strategically or financially over the long term, it was a deal the enterprise Linux vendor needed to gain entry into the higher-value business-software market.
IT shops in Brazil, Russia, India, and China are building new infrastructures, as opposed to enhancing existing ones, and embracing a mix of operating environments, most notably Linux, HP says.
The bundles--geared for the SMB market--are easier to integrate with Windows than were past offerings, the vendors promise.