Progress to acquire IONA

June 25th, 2008  |  Published in General  |  3 Comments  |  Bookmark on

Looks like Progress is going to acquire IONA. Probably a decent deal for both.


  1. Justin Mason says:

    June 25th, 2008 at 10:48 am (#)

    Finally! That’s the end of an era in the Irish software industry; congrats to Chris Horn and all the guys who brought it all the way to here…

  2. Kirk Wylie says:

    June 25th, 2008 at 4:34 pm (#)

    Hi, Steve,

    I’m a customer of Progress, and I wrote up some comments about what this might mean in more general cases (particularly from a customer perspective) over on a blog post (

    Hope you find it interesting,

    Kirk Wylie

  3. WSOAC#22 - Progressive = Aquisition?!! - Service Endpoint says:

    July 1st, 2008 at 10:06 pm (#)

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