- IBM’s $34 billion purchase of Red Hat is a mega-bet on a coding revolution
- The world’s biggest-ever deal for a software company points toward a significant change in how code is being developed for the computing cloud.
- The news: Big Blue is swallowing Red Hat, a company that has made its reputation in open-source software development.
- Not just a business deal: IBM is interested in Red Hat because of its infrastructure for managing various kinds of cloud platforms.
MIT Technology Review - 10 months ago