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Sun: Our quarter stunk; Oracle: We'll get our accretive earnings anyway

Sun Microsystems says its June quarter was horrible. Oracle contends that the Sun acquisition will be accretive to its operating profit---excluding all the bad stuff---in the first year after the deal closes.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Sun Microsystems says its June quarter was horrible. Oracle contends that the Sun acquisition will be accretive to its operating profit---excluding all the bad stuff---in the first year after the deal closes. And Oracle's purchase of Sun closes soon. Something has got to give.

And that something is likely to be Sun's hardware business---or at least parts of it.

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