In 2018, at least $46.8B has been spent on acquiring open source companies, including IBM's $34B Red Hat purchase and Salesforce's $6.5B MuleSoft buy (Astasia Myers/Memory Leak)

Astasia Myers / Memory Leak:
In 2018, at least $46.8B has been spent on acquiring open source companies, including IBM's $34B Red Hat purchase and Salesforce's $6.5B MuleSoft buy  —  Astasia MyersBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing  —  When Elastic filed its S-1 in September, we wrote a piece calling “2018: The Biggest Year for Open Source Software Ever!”



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