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Sun software is the tail wagging the dog

By Eric Auchard
September 3, 2009

Eric Auchard-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

When Oracle agreed to buy Sun Microsystems for $7.4 billion in April, the headlines made much of the software maker's decision to enter the computer business 30 years late. At less than 10 per cent of sales, Sun's software business seemed an afterthought.

from The Great Debate:

After Sun, expect new Oracle hardware deals

By Eric Auchard
May 11, 2009

ericauchard1-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Larry Ellison, Oracle Corp's chief executive, is famous for making outrageous predictions about the future of the computer industry and being mocked by rivals and pundits.