Where’s the ‘real juice’ in the $34B IBM-Red Hat deal? Jim Whitehurst spells it out

If anyone other than IBM CEO Arvind Krishna has it dead solid perfect about where the “real juice” in the $34 billion takeover of Red Hat two years ago, it’s Jim Whitehurst. Red Hat’s CEO at the time is now No. 2 to Krishna. So when Whitehurst spoke to the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference on Monday a lot of people were tuned in. Here’s a key part of what he had to say.