When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

23 July 2007

Opsware founder Marc Andreesen on the HP acquisition

In September 1999, at the height of the dot com boom, a small group of colleagues and I started a new company, Loudcloud, based on the idea that the huge Internet infrastructure buildout then underway -- by startups and big companies alike -- required a new approach to running modern datacenters and computer systems at high scale: automation.

The eight years that have followed have been an unbelievable journey...

Today we have announced that Opsware is being acquired by Hewlett-Packard for more than $1.6 billion in cash, or $14.25 per share.
HP buys my company Opsware for more than $1.6 billion in cash (blog.pmarca.com)

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