Monday, April 20, 2009

In Sun, Oracle Sees a Software Gem - NYTimes.com

Interesting spin

Executives from the two companies pointed repeatedly to the benefits of this “systems” approach, combining software and hardware. Yet while Sun makes most of its revenue from selling computers, Oracle executives emphasized that they did not regard Sun as a hardware company, which suggests owning factories and large capital investments.

Safra Catz, Oracle’s president, called Sun a “modern technology company” that “outsources nearly all the manufacturing, assembly and servicing of its hardware.”

In Sun, Oracle Sees a Software Gem - NYTimes.com

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