March 8, 2005
Impact of the Mandrake-Conectiva Acquisition on the Linux Landscape
Mandrakesoft (stock symbol MDKFF) and Conectiva, announced plans for Mandrakesoft to purchase Conectiva for $2.3-million US ($1.79-million EUR) in stock. Mandrake's acquisition of Conectiva strengthens Mandrake's position among the top-tier Linux distribution providers. But, just what impact will the Conectiva acquisition have on the Linux landscape?