Oracle's tilt at Sun Microsystems was opportunistic, Larry Ellison admitted to financial analysts yesterday, but Sun is now a critical component new five year growth targets that aim to more than double the company's sales to well over $50 billion.
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Worldwide factory server revenue reached its lowest in more than a decade during the second quarter of 2009, bitten by weak demand and constrained IT budgets, according to an IDC study released on Wednesday.
With Sun Microsystems on the verge of being absorbed by Oracle, one of its biggest longtime rivals, Hewlett-Packard, today announced plans to go after its customers with various migration deals and discounts.
Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems -- fierce competitors when it comes to hardware sales -- have announced an expanded partnership that will see HP become a key distributor of Sun's Solaris 10 operating system.
A mainframe version of the OpenSolaris operating system is now available for download, IBM and Sun have announced.
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