Oracle Begins Picking Its Sun A-Team
Feb 01, 2010, 20:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Now that the Sun acquisition is a done deal, Oracle has begun
picking and choosing the products that will live on and which will
fade out. While CEO Larry Ellison was adamant that there would be
no wholesale slaughter of products or staffing cuts, the reality is
that not everything can survive or receive full Oracle
"Most of these discussions are available online from a
collection of videos made during Oracle's (NASDAQ: ORCL) Product
Strategy day earlier this week.
"Michael Bemmer, the former head of Sun's software business, is
now the general manager of the Oracle Office Global Business Unit
and is in many of the clips. He said there will be a name change
for Star Office and Star Suite, which will become members of the
Oracle Office family.
""Oracle had not sold office productivity tools, so we are happy
to fill that gap," Bemmer said in one video."