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IBM reconfirms commitment to open source with two announcements

Hot on the heels of acquiring Red Hat, IBM has made two announcements that reconfirm its commitment to open source.

9 Jul

IBM completes $34bn Red Hat acquisition

The computing giant acquires all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190 per share in cash.


IBM’s $34bn Red Hat acquisition on track

Another hurdle in one of the world’s largest tech mergers in history is removed as the European Union unconditionally approves the deal.

May 22, 2019

Red Hat and the rise of RHEL

Red Hat has just released its new RHEL 8 operating system, which is firmly focussed on the developer.

May 9, 2019

Red Hat joins the big league

The future of technology will be hybrid, multi-cloud, says Red Hat, as its acquisition by IBM moves closer to finalisation.

Apr 23, 2019

Open source use in enterprise up almost 70%

A Red Hat-sponsored survey found open source software is moving strongly into areas previously dominated by proprietary solutions.

Feb 13, 2019

IBM, Red Hat in hybrid multi-cloud push

The companies believe that after their $34 billion merger, they will be strongly positioned to accelerate hybrid multi-cloud adoption.

Dec 7, 2018

IBM to sell some of its software products to HCL for $1.8bn

The technology giant will sell seven of its products to Indian software services exporter HCL Technologies.

Nov 29, 2018

Further transformation ahead for open source industry

Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, weighs in on the four major deals in the open source software arena in the past year and predicts more ahead.

Oct 30, 2018

Red Hat jumps, IBM dips on cloud mega-merger

IBM's $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat drove shares in the small but fast-growing software maker about 50% higher yesterday.

Oct 29, 2018

IBM to buy Red Hat for $34bn

The transaction, by far IBM's biggest acquisition, underscores CEO Ginni Rometty's efforts to expand its subscription-based software offerings.

Sep 12, 2018

Red Hat intros solutions for financial sector

The new offerings include anti-money laundering and fintech solutions aimed at hosting container-based apps in the cloud.

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