See the link below for an OpenWorld 2010 snapshot
Like it or not, many of the largest technology companies — H.P., I.B.M., Cisco Systems and Oracle — have made their data center conquest plans clear. Oracle now competes directly with its partners H.P. and Dell, as does Cisco, the networking specialist, through its move into computer servers. Meanwhile, H.P., once one of Cisco’s closest allies, has begun a major assault in the networking arena.
“We will see more concentration because that’s where the marketing is going,” Mr. Hernandez said.
At least Oracle has the courtesy to assuage customer’s nerves for one week through its Open World largess.