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Oracle to patch Java, other products Tuesday

47 Oracle products to be patched on Patch Tuesday, with a total of 147 vulnerability fixes, 85 of them for flaws which are remotely-exploitable without authentication.

January 10, 2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has remade the company via acquisitions. Oracle has acquired a bevy of companies such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, BEA Systems and others to become a significant applications player. Meanwhile, Oracle remains the database leader and displays strength in middleware. Oracle's next frontier: Hardware. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems could position Oracle as "T.J. Watson's IBM" or be a big headache.

April 14, 2010 by

Oracle-Sun: Strategy set; Will buyers go for the integrated stack?

Oracle began its mission to revitalize Sun Microsystems hours after it closed the acquisition of the hardware company. Using Oracle's acquisition of PeopleSoft---and the dozens of companies that followed---Charles Phillips, president of the company, said the company will invest in Sun, revitalize the brand and improve products and customer service.

January 27, 2010 by

ASIC after integration partner

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is tendering for a partner to integrate its Financial Support System (FSS) upgrade project into its new environment.

November 16, 2009 by

Defence kicks off massive Oracle refresh

The Department of Defence has released the long-awaited request for tender to refresh its languishing human resources and payroll systems — but it's not ditching its Oracle/PeopleSoft systems.

September 2, 2009 by

Oracle acquiring Sun

Sounds like a good thing to me - no immediate conflicts, lots of possible synergies.And Ellison, of course, is a big Sun Ray fan - as are many of the remaining Peoplesoft and Oracle RDBMS developers.

April 19, 2009 by

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