Thursday, December 09, 2004

CRN | Breaking News | Ellison Stakes Claim To More Of The Software Stack

CRN | Breaking News | Ellison Stakes Claim To More Of The Software Stack: "One reason Oracle is building Automatic Storage Management (ASM) into its upcoming 10g database upgrade is that Veritas storage management is 'very expensive,' he told reporters after his Oracle OpenWorld keynote in San Francisco.
'If people feel they need to use Veritas with Oracle, that raises the price of Oracle and it's not integrated with Oracle ... [ASM] will be a key feature that lets us sell to SMEs,' Ellison said, referring to small- and medium-sized enterprises.
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"I don't want to pick on Veritas, but we can't compete with Microsoft [without ASM]," he noted."
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