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Friday, February 17, 2006

Nefarious or Opportunistic??

Here is a list of the companies that Oracle has acquired over the past 13 months:

PeopleSoft -January 2005
Oblix-March 2005
Retek-April 2005
TripleHop-June 2005
TimesTen-June 2005
ProfitLogic-July 2005
Context Media-July 2005
i-flex -August 2005
G-Log-September 2005
Innobase-October 2005
Thor Technologies-November 2005
OctetString-November 2005
TempoSoft-December 2005
360Commerce-January 2006
Siebel-January 2006
Sleepycat-February 2006
HotSip-February 2006


    • At 2:29 PM, Blogger maverick said…

      Nefarious or Opportunistic?? ,I dint find it either way,probably what people call inorganic growth-Strong business sense

    • At 1:29 AM, Blogger roopa said…

      thats correct..but that wud be an outsider point of view..mabbe u wud agree wid me if u were part of a company taken over:-)

    • At 1:38 AM, Blogger maverick said…

      The company(s) that were taken over,say Siebel or Peoplesoft look OK now.The company that took over faced job cuts,re-alignment issues,and what not.
      But the bottom line is,business sense is business sense-right?
      U would be knowing this more than I do-U and I are writing-away/commenting-on blogs to glory mainly because this platform exists,and its existence is based on business sense.Anyway,nice compilation of Oracle's targets.

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