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.HP buys my company Opsware for more than $1.6 billion in cash (blog.pmarca.com)
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.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson