Entries Tagged as 'Oracle'
Posted By Federico PainiApril 27, 2009| IDM , Sun , Directory Server , Oracle , IAM , Java , MySQL
It is now common knowledge that Oracle announced its intention to
buy Sun Microsytems for $7.4B. The acquisition will be completed in the
next 3-5 months. Speaking from the viewpoint as an ex Sun employee, I
think this move makes lot of sense. At the same time I was very
surprised at this turn of events.
The Oracle-Sun acquisition has a lot of implications for the IT sector as a whole. In the next paragraphs I’m going to attempt to analyze this event on two levels: political and technological.