Thursday, April 27, 2006

LDAP in the enterprise

Hi, have published a new article by your truly called "LDAP in the enterprise". The article looks at the basics of LDAP in the small to medium company and then takes a practical look at the OpenLDAP server.

LDAP in the enterprise



Saturday, April 15, 2006

Redhat to acquire JBoss

Red Hat has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JBoss. By acquiring JBoss, Red Hat expects to accelerate the shift to service-oriented architectures (SOA), by enabling the next generation of web-enabled applications running on a low-cost, open source platform.

Red Hat will acquire JBoss for approximately $350 million in initial consideration, plus approximately $70 million subject to the achievement of certain future performance metrics. The transaction consideration is composed of approximately 40% in cash and 60% in Red Hat common stock. The acquisition is expected to be completed around the end of Red Hat's first fiscal quarter (May 2006), subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.

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