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$.5 Billion... Sign, Sealed, Delivered

A short Monday morning post: The Citrix/XenSource deal has been finalized, as expected, to the tune of $500 million in cash and common stock.
The Citrix iForum conference in Vegas today will be the formal venue for the announcement as well as the kick-off for Citrix's "end-to-end" virtualization strategy.

Rather than reprinting, please click through for:
Acquisition press release


Virt Strategy release

All of which has Citrix poised to become a major player at desktop, traditional application/presentation and enterprise server virt platforms. Something for anyone/everyone?

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