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March 4, 2011 by Sun Company

Oracle Q2 mixed; Ellison defends Sun acquisition

Oracle's second quarter earnings were strong, revenue was light and the hardware business continues to struggle overall. CEO Larry Ellison calls Sun purchase "most strategic" deal the company has made.

December 18, 2012

Solaris 11 takes Sun's OS to the cloud

Oracle has released version 11 of Solaris, the Unix-based operating system the company acquired when it purchased Sun Microsystems in 2010.The software, made generally available on Wednesday, was billed by Oracle in a statement as "the first cloud operating system".

November 10, 2011 by

Underwhelmed by hyperbole

From time to time I see a press release containing such a broad, over reaching claim, that I am forced to laugh. When a company has to claim the sun and the stars, it is likely that in the end, they'll only show their customers the moon later.

November 17, 2010 by

Who has left NBN Co so far?

As the sun rises, so must it also set. Just as promotions inside the ranks of the National Broadband Network Company have taken place speedily over the past year since it was formed, so have departures.

July 16, 2010 by

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

Ex-Sun CEO: Apple, MS threatened IP lawsuits

Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's CEO who left when Oracle bought the company, has started a blog called What I Couldn't Say. He promises revelations from behind the corporate firewall from his time running Sun, and one of his first posts certainly delivers.

March 10, 2010 by

Sun Microsystems Aussie MD resigns

The Australian managing director of Oracle subsidiary Sun Microsystems, Andrew Goodlace, has resigned from his position following news that the company was heading in a different direction locally.

March 8, 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

Oracle unveils second Exadata machine; Ellison steps up data warehousing push

Oracle chief Larry Ellison unveiled the latest version of its Exadata data warehousing appliance on Tuesday and it's clear the company plans on increasing its data warehousing push.Ellison's Exadata Version 2 launch had three primary goals:Knock data warehousing rivals Netezza and Teradata;Show that Oracle wasn't going to let IBM punch Sun anymore;And illustrate some of the logic behind the Sun acquisition.

September 15, 2009 by

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