January 31st, 2012

Oracle-HP-Itanium Court Battle Continues Despite Oracle Setback

A vitrolic court battle between Hewlett Packard and Oracle over Intel’s Itanium platform and HP’s ex-CEO Mark Hurd took a turn in HP’s favour Monday, when a judge dismissed Oracle’s fraud claim against the company. The saga begun last year, when Oracle discontinued its support for Intel’s Itanium platform  – a platform jointly developed by HP [...]

November 22nd, 2011

Oracle Accuses HP of Paying Intel to Keep Itanium Alive

Hewlett Packard is conspiring with Intel to keep manufacturing Itanium processors to give the impression that the “processor is alive” and is a viable alternative to Oracle’s Sun servers, Oracle alleged Friday in a court filing. Oracle alleges HP’s strategy was to take away business from Oracle Sun, and to “reap lucrative revenues from the [...]