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Upside: Collab.net signs with Oracle

Jul 31, 2000, 22:39 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Williams)

"Until recently, the company's highest profile clients -- Hewlett-Packard, which employs Collab.net to help with its eSpeak project, and Sun Microsystems, which last week announced that Collab.net would maintain its new OpenOffice.org site, have both opted to release their work under free software licenses."

"That all changed Monday when database giant Oracle announced it was employing Collab.net to help manage its Oracle Technology Network, a loosely knit collection of sites and services designed for the 1-million-member Oracle developer community."

"This is the first ever environment built specifically for a targeted community of software developers," says Bernie Mills, vice president of marketing at Collab.Net. "Oracle wants to triple the size of its developer base over the next few years, and this is an ambitious first step."

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