A further installment in the ongoing Retek bidding war between Oracle and SAP. SAP counters Oracle’s last bid with a 22% increase to $11 per share but includes a $25 million termination fee if Retek walks away from the deal.
A look at White Box Enterprise Linux
A look at factors to consider when contemplating a database server consolidation, with ways to reduce Oracle licensing costs depending on your business needs.
Jonathan Gennick shares his experience from The Hotsos Symposium, the most hardcore annual Oracle technology conference, period.
This article takes further look at Oracle’s attempt to outbid SAP for retail software specialist Retek and the growing animosity between the two companies. Link to article.
Oracle has made Retek Inc. an offer of $9 a share ($525 Million) in an effort to prevent rival SAP from purchasing the software firm.
A recent study by Mainstay Partners highlights significant performance and savings benefits for Oracle customers who have adopted 10g. Link to article.
Oracle ensures a number of products meet the highest level of security for commercial software, allowing customers to securely use its products in conjunction with open source technology from Linux. Link to article.
Oracle’s Larry Ellison discusses the PeopleSoft takeover with key customers, outlining Oracle’s plan for technical support, improvements through 2013, and new product Project Fusion. Link to article.
Key Oracle products have been certified on the newly released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 operating system. This will give customers better support for large servers and greater numbers of CPUs, Link to article.