This story originally mischaracterized Tod Nielsen's role at VMware. He was hired to serve as VMware's chief operating officer.
Borland Software, whose enterprise software heyday was some two decades ago, gets gobbled up in a $75 million transaction.
Tod Nielsen to become COO at virtualization company where he hooks up with former boss from his Microsoft days, VMware CEO Paul Maritz
What's the riskiest bet a CEO can make? A big merger or acquisition. Just ask Philippe Kahn.
The former Borland CEO demos a motion-sensing technology that could be used, among other things, to help stabilize cell phone videos.
After looking for a buyer for two years, Borland Software sells CodeGear to Embarcadero Technologies for about $23 million.
Web-based application allows development teams to track and measure progress of ongoing projects.
Rather than selling its developer tools group, software company moves it into a new subsidiary, CodeGear.
Borland hires former Dell executive as its R&D chief.
As scripting languages become more mainstream, Borland subsidiary CodeGear creates tool for the open-source framework.