This case is the evaluation of the written purchase contract for Sun Microsystems in 2009, Oracle team while from the perspective of a member of Oracle. Sun was a leader in the IT industry, and it had many admirers, including IBM. Oracle had made as the world’s largest and most respected providers of database management systems and other software, and it was purchased several low-margin business recently and turned it into higher-margin operations. Combine Sun and Oracle had th … Read more »

This case is the evaluation of the written purchase contract for Sun Microsystems in 2009, Oracle team while from the perspective of a member of Oracle. Sun was a leader in the IT industry, and it had many admirers, including IBM. Oracle had made as the world’s largest and most respected providers of database management systems and other software, and it was purchased several low-margin business recently and turned it into higher-margin operations. Combine Sun and Oracle had the potential to create the Wal-Mart of the enterprise software industry. A supplementary Student spreadsheet available for verified users.
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Elena Loutskina,
Eric Varney
Source: Darden School of Business
24 pages.
Release Date: 6 December 2010. Prod #: UV5626-PDF-ENG
Sun Microsystems HBR case solution

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