Or...is Oracle interested because IBM wanted it first?



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On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Christen, Duane <Duane.Christen@xxxxxxxxxx
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I wonder, did IBM blow it or is Oracle left holding the proverbial bag?


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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Trevor Perry
Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 10:00 AM
To: Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries
Subject: Re: Oracle buying Sun?

An article from Friday..

IBM Is Just Not That into a Deal with Sun http://tinyurl.com/cn73pn

More details on the Oracle deal..
Oracle Agrees to Acquire Sun Microsystems http://tinyurl.com/dglg4n


On 4/20/09 10:51 AM, "Michael Ryan" <michaelrtr@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Did IBM drop the ball?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Business software maker Oracle Corp. said
Monday it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy server
builder Sun Microsystems in a deal worth $7.4 billion.


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