Oracle Takes The Midrange Fight To IBM
October 3, 2011 Timothy Prickett Morgan
I’ve said it before and I will say it again: IBM may come to rue the day in the spring of 2009 when it let the former Sun Microsystems slip from its hands and fall into the loving arms of Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison. The company owns JD Edwards, one of the biggest ERP suites still on the IBM i platform, and it now, with the Sparc T4 announced last week, has a decent processor for entry and midrange systems on which to run that software.
The Oracle Database Appliance that Oracle announced two weeks ago and that