The EU Commission approves the acquisition of US hardware and software vendor by a US software company (Oracle / Sun Microsystems)

"Merger: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2010" The Commission approved, on 20 January, the proposed acquisition of US hardware and software vendor Sun Microsystems Inc. by Oracle Corporation, a US enterprise software company. After an in-depth examination the Commission concluded that the transaction would not significantly impede effective competition in the European Economic Area (EEA) or any substantial part of it. Oracle is a supplier of business software, including middleware (i.e. software that connects software components applications), database software, enterprise application software and related services. Sun provides network computing

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John Gatti, The EU Commission approves the acquisition of US hardware and software vendor by a US software company (Oracle / Sun Microsystems), 21 January 2010, e-Competitions January 2010, Art. N° 37504

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