Oracle rises to Sun hardware challenge

Oracle has given new life to Sun Microsystems after completing its acquisition, rationalising the business and removing certain technologies
Written by Tim Ferguson, Contributor

It has been six months since Oracle finalised its acquisition of Sun Microsystems and with the latest quarterly results showing that Sun turned a profit for the first time in more than a year, Oracle appears to breathing new life into the company.

President of the UK Oracle User Group Ronan Miles told ZDNet UK's sister site silicon.com that Oracle has achieved much more on the hardware side of things than many expected through the rationalisation of the Sun business, including the removal of technology such as X86 servers.

"I think it is fair to say that Oracle has pulled a rabbit out of the hat on this one and surprised us all," he said.

For more on this story, see How Oracle has made Sun rise again on silicon.com.

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