Another emerging open source company acquired. In their press release vmware announced that it had acquired SpringSource for some some reasons.
Over last 5 yrs Springsource has emerged as one of the leaders in providing framework and support to develop enterprise applications. OVer short span of time its had provided one of the stable framework for developing applications.
This news has come as a surprise at least to me and a disappointment.
More details are here VMWare acquires SpringSource