SAP, Oracle Holding Out on Ubuntu?

Wednesday Aug 13th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

As Canonical grows its Ubuntu partners, at least two important software vendors still do not support its version of Linux.

[From InternetNews]

Linux vendor Canonical is working hard to get more software and hardware certifications for its Ubuntu Linux distribution. In its latest round of partnerships, Canonical is expanding its relationship with IBM (NYSE: IBM), Alfresco, Zimbra, Likewise, Centrify and others.

Yet though Canonical is trying valiantly to show momentum in its alliances, at least two notable companies are missing from its partner lineup for Ubuntu. Neither Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) nor SAP (NYSE: SAP) currently support Ubuntu, and both lack immediate plans to do so.

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