Monday, February 25, 2008

Novell Acquires PlateSpin

I knew it! Ok, well, I knew part of it. I had always figured that Platespin was ripe for acquisition. Very cool products in a hot was bound to happen sooner or later.

Today Novell announced that is was acquiring Platespin for $205 million in cash. Platespin specializes in software that allows workloads to be spread across physcial and virtual servers. The acquisition strengthens Novell's virtualization stack and gives it an affordable disaster recovery solution.

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