siliconvalley.internet.com: Oracle Touts Linux Tool at Show
Jun 26, 2003, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)
"Database software specialist Oracle Wednesday continued to
spread the word of Linux, and its support for the open source
operating system, by backing it up with a new software tool to help
companies migrate their existing Oracle E-Business Suite
applications to Linux.
"The move appears designed to signal that the company is not
letting its $6.3 billion hostile takeover bid for rival application
provider PeopleSoft affect its own technological momentum.
"Announced at the Redwood Shores, Calif. vendor's Oracle
AppsWorld event in London, the move is aimed squarely at moving
customers away from Microsoft's Windows platform..."