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Internetnews.com: OracleWorld: Partners Fall in Line

Nov 13, 2002, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"Picking on Microsoft is a full time job for Oracle, which is why the No. 2 business software maker is relishing this week's announced partnerships with some of Bill Gates' favorite companies.

"Among the companies lining up to support Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle in their 9i 'Unbreakable' platform are long-time Microsoft supporters Dell Computer, Hewlett-Packard, EMC and Intel.

"Each of the four companies is making a marquee keynote address this week. Each will pledge some type of support for either Oracle's 9i Application Server or 9i Database Server software. Just about the only mainstream companies making OracleWorld announcements this week that doesn't have a relationship with Microsoft [are] Red Hat [and] Sun Microsystems..."

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