Red Hat, el mayor distribuidor de Linux, acordó ayer la compra del proveedor de software Java de código abierto JBoss por 350 millones de dólares (289,7 millones de euros) y otros 70 millones sujetos a objetivos futuros. La operación se hará en efectivo (40%) y en acciones (60%).Desde hace tiempo Red Hat trabaja para ampliar su negocio más allá de su software servidor mediante la oferta de otros productos de código abierto. El anuncio se produce tras algunas especulaciones acerca de la posible adquisición de JBoss por Oracle, que finalmente no ha llegado a buen término debido a que las dos empresas implicadas fracasaron a la hora de acordar el precio de la operación.
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