Monday, April 17, 2006

WSJ.com - Oracle Weighs Launching Own Version Of Linux: Report

WSJ.com - Oracle Weighs Launching Own Version Of Linux: Report: "Oracle Corp. (ORCL) is considering launching its own version of Linux, the computer operating system, and has considered buying Novell Inc. (NOVL), one of the biggest distributors of Linux, according to a report in the Financial Times.
Citing an interview with Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, the newspaper said Oracle wants to offer a complete set of software, like Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), including applications and an operating system.
The FT said the acquisition of software company JBoss by Red Hat Inc. (RHAT), another Linux distributor, could also spur Oracle into action."

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