IBM has plans to purchase Sun Microsystems

Posted March 19th, 2009 at 2:02 PM by RHochstenbach

IBM has plans to purchase Sun Microsystems, and is talking with them to make a deal. They are willing to pay at least $6.5 billion in cash to Sun, if the deal goed through. And that might even happen as early as this week.

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2 Responses to “IBM has plans to purchase Sun Microsystems”

  1. Anti-Trend on March 26th, 2009 9:31 PM

    Looks like IBM is about to do a round of layoffs. This could be rough for Sun employees.

  2. RHochstenbach on March 26th, 2009 9:57 PM

    I can predict the upcoming headlines: “Open-Source, Java and Solaris go Commercial” :D

    Hopefully they won’t get too much power, otherwise we’ll have a new product: IBM® Linux™

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