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.
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from The Great Debate:
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.