Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Oracle Enters Computer-Hardware Business -

Pretty bold -- I'm watching the Larry Ellison keynote at Oracle OpenWorld at the moment; more later...

Oracle Corp., one of the best-known names in computer software, is entering the hardware business.

The Redwood Shores, Calif., company Wednesday disclosed plans to sell a computer bundled with Oracle software, a combination designed to help businesses sort through data faster. The system, which Oracle describes as an appliance, will be manufactured for the company by Hewlett-Packard Co. and come with Oracle's database software already installed. Oracle will sell the system and provide support for it, said Charles Phillips, Oracle's co-president.

Oracle Enters Computer-Hardware Business -

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