HP and Oracle finally see their day in court as the 'married couple' squabble over the custody of their Itanium child. Judge first, then jury after.
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HP said in a Monday filing that Oracle's executives believed the Sun acquisition was poor judgement and a mistake.
Oracle president Mark Hurd has warned that the growing number of smartphones, tablets and other devices are adding to the ever-growing pool of data, and businesses are struggling to cope with it.
The enterprise software giant enters into an agreement to acquire its third company of the year, bringing it closer to its second major buy last month.
Oracle won $1.3 billion against SAP, but that was later thrown out by a district judge. Oracle wants that reinstated, but the third court to look at the case appears wary.
Database turning cloud giant Oracle is snapping up yet another cloud company, spending billions of dollars so far this year as it continues to binge out on smaller niche enterprise firms.
Oracle boss Larry Ellison will mark the release of a new wave of cloud-based products by tweeting the announcement.
The business-to-consumer marketing software company will be bought for a 38 percent premium of its stock price as of Thursday.
Oracle has agreed to acquire network gear maker Acme Packet for $1.9 billion, as part of efforts to boost its enterprise network offering to enterprises and service providers.
Oracle continues to buy, buy, buy as it snaps up network virtualization firm Xsigo Systems, the sixth firm in as many months.