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Will EngineYard Be VMware's Next Cloud Acquisition?

Is VMware going to add Ruby on Rails to its Java mix? Only time will tell...

Investigative writer Stacey Higginbotham, who is never happier than when immersed in SEC filings, tech specs or poking through a data center, and who has spent the last ten years covering technology and finance for publications such as The Deal, the Austin Business Journal, The Bond Buyer and Business Week, speculated yesterday afternoon on the GigaOm site that VMware might be contemplating its next Cloud acquisition - to go with Zimbra and SpringSource.

In its sights, says Higginbotham, is EngineYard. Is VMware going to add Ruby on Rails to its Java mix? Only time will tell...

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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