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October 11, 2009  3:46 PM

Top five questions for Oracle OpenWorld 2009



Posted by: badarrow
AIA, Barbara Darrow, Exadata, Fusion, IT channel products and technologies, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld, Scot McNealy, Sun, Sun Microsystems

This'll be easy. As Oracle keeps trying to close its Sun Microsystems acquisition, the top Oracle OpenWorld queries are locked up this year. But partners and solution providers still have other nagging issues they want addressed at the show. So, here goes: 1: What will Oracle do with...

October 8, 2009  8:28 PM

The Oracle conspiracy



Posted by: badarrow
appliances, Barbara Darrow, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Linux, Oracle, Sun, Sun Microsystems

For those who attribute Machiavellian motivations to everything Larry Ellison does, here’s a doozy of a theory. Continued »


September 10, 2009  7:50 PM

Oracle ad claims bright future for Sun hardware



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, MySQL, Oracle, SPARC, Sun Microsystems

So, you were wondering what Oracle will do with Sun's venerable hardware franchise? Apparently a lot.  A new ad in The Wall Street...


September 3, 2009  1:51 PM

European regulators poop on Oracle’s party



Posted by: badarrow
barbara d, Database, IT channel products and technologies, MySQL, Oracle, Sun Microsystems

As many expected, the European Commission isn't smitten with Oracle's planned buyout of Sun. And the regulars want to take a closer, deeper look at the $7.4 billion deal which already won approval by the much less picky U.S. regulators.


August 22, 2009  11:47 PM

Sun-Oracle deal moves closer to fruition



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, MySQL, Oracle, Sun Microsystems

It would have been great to go to Avnet...

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August 5, 2009  2:59 AM

Rivals eye Sun partners, customers



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, channel conflict, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Oracle, Sun Microsystems

To say that competitors are circling Sun Microsystems' customers and partners like vultures is probably overstating the case. But not by much. Continued...

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June 16, 2009  3:19 AM

Oracle parting gifts for McNealy, Schwartz



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Carly Fiorina, HP, Jonathan Schwartz, Oracle, Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems

If and when Scott McNealy and Jonathan Schwartz leave Oracle after it finishes swallowing Sun Microsystems, they won't go empty handed. 


April 21, 2009  3:09 AM

Top five questions about Sun-Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Lotus, Oracle, Scott McNealy, Storage, Sun Microsystems

Here's a completely non-scientific list of my top five questions arising from Oracle's $7.4 billion buy out of Sun Microsystems. 5: How could it have been surprising that Oracle was the white...


April 20, 2009  11:56 AM

Oracle buys Sun



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems

Well that didn't take long. Oracle is buying Sun, in a deal worth about $7.4 billion, the company said in a statement released early Monday. Oracle is offering $9.50 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at about $7.4 billion,...


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