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The master strikes again — Quick thoughts on Oracle’s Acquisition of Sun Microsystems

April 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Oracle announced this morning that it is buying Sun Microsystems in a deal valued approximately $7.4 billion. I’d like to offer a few quick thoughts: This is a brilliant strategic move by Larry Ellison, a master of acquiring enterprise technology companies. Oracle’s bread-and-butter is database. Its single biggest threat is the open source MySql database. […]

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