IBM to Acquire Red Hat for Around $34 Billion — to Buy Itself a Leadership Position in Open Source and Hybrid Cloud
Oct 2018 | IDC Link | Doc # lcUS44417818
By: Ashish NadkarniGroup Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, Al GillenGroup Vice President, Software Development and Open Source, Crawford Del PreteChief Operating Officer, Corporate Headquarters, IDC, Matthew EastwoodSenior Vice President, Enterprise, Datacenter, Cloud Infrastructure and Developers, Frank GensSenior Vice President & Chief Analyst
The first consolidation of a commercial Linux provider into a large cloud competitor has taken place as IBM announced that it is acquiring Red Hat in a quest to be an industry-leading hybrid cloud services provider. This deal may open the d...