oracle-logoOracle jumped on the transaction that IBM could not complete.  The reason for IBM’s failure to finish the deal sheds light on the anti-trust implications that would have resulted.  IBM’s large market share in servers overlapped with Oracle’s offerings to a point that would have created a monster that HP and Cisco couldn’t overcome.  Obama’s shadow over anti-competitive actions could finally be causing some winds to change . . .

More details on the Oracle/Sun deal, for 7.38 billion, HERE.


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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 at 12:36 pm.
Categories: Today in IP ~ by Ian McClure.

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