IBM Rumored To Be In Talks To Buy Sun Microsystems

Posted: Mar 18 2009, 4:15am CDT | by , in Rumors | Rumors
Updated: Aug 10 2010, 7:53am CDT

 

IBM rumored to be in Talks to buy Sun Microsystems
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The WSJ reports that IBM is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems according to people familiar with the matter.
IBM is thought to pay at least $6.5 billion in cash to acquire Sun if a deal really does happen.
Theoretically there is a good fit between Sun and IBM. Both are enterprise focused companies and love the Open-Source community and hate Microsoft.If IBM were to acquire Sun it would mean the largest acquisition for the company. HP would not be happy about such a deal as IBM would gain quite a bit of strength with this deal.
More details on WSJ.

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