Oracle Picks Sun Over HP for Exadata 2 Servers

Wednesday Sep 16th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

HP gets kicked to the curb as Oracle picks the company it's trying to buy for the next generation Exadata servers.

[From InternetNews]

Oracle on Tuesday announced the next generation of its Exadata servers for data warehousing, touting a new hardware supplier, Sun Microsystems, that replaces Hewlett-Packard, the supplier of the first generation of servers.

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison made no mention of the interminable regulatory process that has stretched on for five months and hung up its plans to have its purchase of Sun officially sealed. Ellison also said nothing about his former Exadata hardware partner HP. HP (NYSE: HPQ) had no comment on being jilted by Oracle.

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