Ellison: 'Sun losing $100 million a month'
Sep 22, 2009, 15:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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""We have no interest in being in the hardware business," said
"That brought a hush to room. Here it comes, the conspiracy
theorists were right, Oracle is going to jettison Sun's hardware
"Nope. Ellison went on to explain that Sun is going to help
Oracle become a great "systems" company, not just a hardware or
software company. He said his goal is to become the successor to
the old IBM under Thomas J. Watson.
""Not Lou Gerstner's IBM or Sam Palmisano's, but when IBM was
the dominant software company in the world and translated that to
being the dominant systems company." Ellison called that IBM, "the
greatest company on Earth."