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.
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After looking for a buyer for two years, Borland Software sells CodeGear to Embarcadero Technologies for about $23 million.
Borland's president and CEO, Dale Fuller, describes his company as the Switzerland of software development. He is molding the company's products to interoperate with a broad variety of platforms and to bridge the gap between Java and .Net.
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