Oracle and China's Red Flag Software have firmed up their partnership.
Oracle will certify and support its 9i Database on the Red Flag Linux operating system. The companies also plan to make Orace 9i Application Server, Collaboration Suite and E-business Suite available later on as part of the agreement.
The deal gives the Oracle China subsidiary a nice entree into PRC government and big business accounts. Even if revenues remain locked up in China, Oracle is making early moves in a potentially lucrative market that is already skeptical of Microsoft.
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