Monday, April 20, 2009

Oracle Agrees to Acquire Sun Microsystems - WSJ.com

More on Oracle’s acquisitive ways…

Oracle's Fusion Middleware business is based on Sun's Java language and software, and Oracle said it could now ensure continued investment in the technology. It will also acquire the Solaris operating system, the leading platform for its database business, which is its largest.

Oracle has a history of acquisitions, having made more than 260 deals valued at over $50.5 billion since July 1992, according to FactSet Research. This is Oracle's largest deal since acquiring BEA Systems for $8 billion a year ago.

Oracle Agrees to Acquire Sun Microsystems - WSJ.com

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