SpringSource CEO discusses VMware-SpringSource acquisition

Rod Johnson, now the general manager of VMware's SpringSource division, dishes on the VMware-SpringSource acquisition and virtualization's future.

The VMware-SpringSource acquisition, announced in August, gave VMware the capability to become an application platform provider, not just an infrastructure vendor.

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In this edition of This Week in Virtualization, SpringSource CEO Rod Johnson (now the general manager of VMware's SpringSource division) dishes on how the deal went down and what it will mean for systems administrators as well as application developers.

He also discusses how the VMware-SpringSource acquisition will affect cloud computing, and how his company's open source history will mesh with VMware's mostly proprietary approach.

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This was first published in October 2009

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