HP OpsWare, a logical, pre-emptive move


As many know HP announced it's intention to buy OpsWare for $1.45B on Monday (7/23/2007). Some seem think that they are just buying into a negative cash flow business. My gut, tells me that OpsWare has had problems because deeper management software integration (OpenView) and HW integration would help them to create multiplicative value in operational efficiency; easing the “we'd buy it if it were just a little more integrated”…