What Oracle Sees in Sun – BusinessWeek

Posted on: April 21, 2009

Buying Sun gives Oracle access to popular software it can wield against its competitors. In addition to Java, Oracle gains Solaris, widely used in industries including telecom and finance. Oracle also picks up the MySQL database, which is available free under an open-source licensing arrangement, and could help Oracle check sales of Microsoft’s SQL Server database to smaller companies.

Oracle has bought Sun and this article shares what are some of the synergies involved in this acquisition.


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