The French Competition Authority rejects hardware supplier’s request for interim measures (Hewlett-Packard, Oracle)

In a decision of 10 January 2012, the French Competition Authority rejected Hewlett-Packard's request for interim measures against Oracle. This decision follows a complaint lodged by the Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard France (“HP”) alleging that the Oracle Corporation and Oracle France (“Oracle”) had committed various abuses of Article 102 TFEU and its French equivalent in the market for relational database management systems (“RDBMS”) aimed at driving HP from the market for the high-end corporate servers. HP is one of the main hardware suppliers of all types of corporate servers,

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Tim Kasten, The French Competition Authority rejects hardware supplier’s request for interim measures (Hewlett-Packard, Oracle), 10 January 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin IT & Dominance, Art. N° 58829

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