Paul Maritz To Lead New Group At EMC That Merges Greenplum With VMware’s Cloud Foundry, SpringSource, And Gemstome

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http://techcrunch.com – EMC Chief Strategist Paul Maritz will lead a new platform group that will combine VMware’s Cloud Foundry, SpringSource, and Gemstone with EMC’s big data platform - Greenplum. According to sources close to the company, EMC will announce the news next week. It’s unclear whether other groups will be affected by the move. As part of the new group, about 1,000 people will move from VMware to work under Maritz who left VMware as CEO this past summer. GigaOm first posted on the news earlier this week. Hat tip to Barb Darrow for getting to the news. EMC declined to comment for this (IT news)