"Oracle is expected to announce Wednesday morning that the
software company has selected Dell as its hardware partner for
Oracle 9i development for Linux."
"As part of the deal, Dell Computer Corp. (stock: DELL) will
establish a center this spring at its Round Rock, Texas, facility,
where customers can develop and test Oracle-based applications for
the Red Hat Linux operating system, and where Dell will ensure
Oracle server configurations are tuned for Intel-based
"Oracle Corp. (stock: ORCL) also agreed to use Dell's PowerEdge
servers and PowerVault storage systems in the development work.
The collaboration is a partnership for Oracle, Red Hat, and
Dell, designed to help customers shift their enterprise
infrastructure to the combined Dell-Oracle-Red Hat