on the M&A Movement
Last week, industry experts Erik Keller and Vinnie Mirchandani
presented interesting opinions on the recent spate of software
mergers in the SandHill.com Blog. This week, Mike Nevens
posts his perspective. Read the SandHill.com
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Poll: The Pace of Consolidation?
Software mergers continued last week, with Oracle
buying TimesTen and CA
buying Niku. How do you think the pace
of software M&A activity will change over the next 6
our Pulse Poll >>.
Last week, readers gave us their two cents about the true
level of commitment major IT vendors have to open source.
here to give your opinion and see the results.
Software Events this Week
Don’t forget to check the SandHill.com event
calendar for the best in upcoming software industry
gatherings. This week, IBD holds a panel on software M&A
and VentureWire hosts its Enterprise Ventures summit in
Redwood City, Calif. To post your organization’s gathering,
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Software 2005 Recaps
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the latest software venture capital deals >>
Size up last week's software M&A deals >>
See who’s made it to the top in our list of recent software
executive appointments >>
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