The French Competition Authority declines to impose emergency measures but will continue to investigate on alleged practices in the markets for corporate servers and relational database management systems (RDBMS) (Hewlett-Packard / Oracle)

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

The Autorité de la concurrence declines to impose emergency measures against Oracle, but will continue to investigate the merits of Hewlett-Packard's complaint*. Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard France filed a complaint with the Autorité de la concurrence concerning practices of Oracle Corporation and Oracle France which, according to the complainants, are intended to drive Hewlett-Packard from the market for high-end corporate servers [1]. Hewlett-Packard's compliant included a request for interim measures. In the decision that it has just issued, the Autorité de la concurrence denies the request for interim measures on the grounds that the conditions for granting such measures have not been met, but considers that the investigation of the merits of the case should

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority declines to impose emergency measures but will continue to investigate on alleged practices in the markets for corporate servers and relational database management systems (RDBMS) (Hewlett-Packard / Oracle), 10 January 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2012, Art. N° 58743

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