Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Mar 2009 11:48 UTC, submitted by PLan
In the News In a move that would certainly shake up the computer industry quite a bit, IBM is reportedly in talks with Sun Microsystems about the possibility of IBM acquiring Sun. Sun is going through hard times at the moment, and has been actively looking for someone to be acquired by.
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What they will be buying
by Adurbe on Wed 18th Mar 2009 12:33 UTC
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Virtual Box
Sun One
Sun Studio
Open Office
Solaris (inc ZFS)
Hardware tech

Client base

even as I write this list I'm surprised by the number of good, powerful 'brands' which IBM would be buying

(i know some are also open source but they are buying the expertise behind it)

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