CUSTOMER QUOTES

"By acquiring Sun, Oracle will significantly change the IT landscape. The combined companies will be able to offer customers complete end-to-end solutions. Oracle will be the only company that can offer enterprise-class hardware, middleware and packaged applications."
Liu Heping
CFO, Datang International Power Generation Company Limited

 

"Avis Budget has been a long time proponent of best of breed products. Our OMEGA SOA has been built on Oracle, Sun, and BEA software. The benefit we will realize from Oracle's integration of Sun products will provide a safe home for our past investments in Java and Solaris and new opportunity for additional Fusion-based synergies."
John Turato
VP, Technology, Avis Budget

 

"JEA presently uses Sun servers to support certain essential proprietary systems. With Oracle's purchase of Sun, we feel more secure about the long-term viability of the systems we rely on and we are now looking forward to seeing how Oracle will integrate both hardware and operating system to ensure greater end user reliability and backend scalability."
Wanyonyi J Kendrick
Chief Information Officer, JEA

 

"I see this as a natural evolution of the long-term relationship between Oracle and Sun. This acquisition helps round out Oracle's suite of products and services providing essential solutions and powerful packaging that only a leading world-class software company could provide."
Carl Wilson
EVP and CIO, Marriott International Incorporated

 

"By acquiring Sun, Oracle will significantly change the IT landscape. The combined companies will be able to offer customers complete end-to-end solutions. Oracle will be the only company that can offer enterprise class hardware, middleware and packaged applications. I believe the merging of the complementary product portfolios will be good for customers."
Gregory Morrison
Vice President and CIO, Cox Enterprise, Inc.

 

"The Oracle acquisition of Sun makes a lot of sense to me and aligns well with Oracle's strategy of reducing operational costs for their customers. By acquiring Sun, Oracle will be able to provide an integrated hardware and software solution, in which all the components of the technology stack are optimized to work well together. This optimization will enable Oracle solutions to perform faster and more reliably."
Norm Fjeldheim
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Qualcomm, Inc.

 

"Oracle's acquisition of Sun provides Oracle with more best-in-class technologies to add to their portfolio. The combined companies will be able to deliver a comprehensive enterprise application platform and solution from end-to-end. I feel Oracle is becoming more of a total solutions provider not just another software or technology vendor."
Dave Rudzinsky
SVP of Information Services and CIO, Hologic, Inc.

 

"Yuntaa is very pleased to see the new partnership between Sun and Oracle. Our core infrastructure is built upon the Oracle 11g Database as well as proven Sun hardware. But Oracle and Sun do more than just databases and servers—both companies are very diverse and will be able to combine several areas of innovation and technology that has tremendous benefits to the industry. We expect the best of both worlds from this partnership, and we expect to see even greater ROI and technological advancements for our company based on this innovative partnership."
Andy Barrett
Chief Technology Officer, Yuntaa

 

"We run a good part of our business on Sun and Oracle. They have both been long-time business partners with outstanding technology. We are intrigued to see what advantages may be gained from partnering with a single vendor who has a complete vision for how to support our technology."
David Buckholtz
VP, Enterprise Technology and Quality, Sony Pictures Entertainment

 

"The business combination between Sun and Oracle will make what was already a very successful vision of middleware even better due to it representing the integration of innovation, solidity and maturity of products like Oracle's Fusion Middleware and technology like the Java programming language that are the best of their kind. Of course, the great advantage is to have one single vendor with a complete vision for how to support our technology."
Eric Marcoux
Chief Architect, Universite Laval

 

"Oracle and Sun have both been key strategic partners of ours for many years and we have enjoyed great success with them. This is therefore a very positive move in our eyes as it brings two of our most trusted allies together which can only create further opportunities for innovation and outperformance in the years ahead."
David Brown
General Manager, Scottish Water Group Technology

 

"Members of the Oracle customer community, and especially the Quest International Users Group, are looking forward to a wide range of synergies from Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems. We're excited to welcome Sun Microsystems' customers into the Oracle users group family, and we're excited to see what we can learn from each other. Oracle's recent acquisitions have proven to be productive and efficient additions that make our lives as Oracle customers easier, reduces the complexity and cost of our IT-based business solutions, and increases the value of our investments in our Oracle products and services."
Roger W. Parks
President, Quest International Users Group
VP Information Technology and CIO, J.R. Simplot Company

 

"Oracle acquiring Sun provides a perfect opportunity for AltiusPAR to continue growing our business partnership with Oracle. This ensures R&D strategy and Product Development will continue with Oracle's investment in Java Technologies, Open Standards and Innovation, and enables AltiusPAR to deliver its SaaS applications on a more reliable core infrastructure that is based in the best of breed technology foundations (Oracle DB, SUN Hardware and Solaris OS)."
Mauricio Carreño
Operations Manager, AltiusPAR

 

"BBVA believes the combination of Oracle and Sun Microsystems brings together two of the most innovative and best solution providers for the last ten years and they have complementary objectives. It is our wish that the master lines of Sun Microsystems, despite disparate to Oracle's DNA, in terms of hardware, operating systems, java, open software and services, remain and be reinforced. We are also confident that where there is duplicity of software products (security, identity management, application server for web, etc), the subject will be treated professionally preserving the investment and interest of the customers."
Javier Viñuales Ortiz
CIO, BBVA Bancomer

 

"The acquisition of Sun by Oracle unites two trusted allies. In today's banking environment, which has been shaken by issues of risk and complexity, it is a move towards simplicity. Apart from lowering operational costs it reinforces a platform for reducing operational risk."
Dinesh Fernandopulle
Group CIO, DFCC Bank

 

"With this acquisition, Oracle is well-poised to offer an increasingly wide range of offerings. As long time users of both Oracle and Sun products and services, Experian is excited about what this move will mean for the future of the IT landscape."
Michael DeVico
Group President, Global Technology, Experian

 

"Finally, there will be a reliable alternative in productivity software suites. The combination will spur innovation, increase reliability and product quality, and improve the value these products bring to the table. The line between software and hardware has progressively been blurred, including through important efforts in database appliances under Oracle's leadership. We expect this integration to accelerate resulting in dramatic performance increases, enabling IT to deliver far greater value to the business."
Eduardo Arena
IT Director, Grupo Posadas

 

"Grupo Waldo's IT Direction has worked for the last 3 years to design and implement an infrastructure and applications platform to warrant two major premises: provide the functionality required by the business and secure the availability of disparate systems for services provisioning. With the combination of Sun, Oracle and our IT specialists, we have found this balance: infrastructure stability, applications oriented to business and high services level requirements, which enable us to contribute in a clear and precise manner to the growth and daily operations of the Group. This in turn translates into benefits to our customers whilst building a solid base for the future."
Jorge Malo
CIO, Grupo Waldos

 

"Oracle and Sun, combines innovative leaders in the IT industry that provide customers with avant guard applications and an infrastructure that is high available and trustworthy to support mission critical processes."
David Leo
IT Manager, Restaurantes Toks

 

"Sun Foods International has been an Oracle and Sun user for many years. We feel the combination of the two companies will provide synergy in providing us a comprehensive, enterprise application platform end-to-end."
Taweesak Jiwawattanawanit
Export Sales Manager, Sun Foods

 

"Since US Oncology just completed a multi-year project written with Java and based on an Oracle environment, we are thrilled about the planned acquisition of Sun by Oracle. The combination of the two companies enables us to reap more benefits from our investment in Oracle, and more importantly, spend more time focusing on our mission of advancing cancer care in America."
Todd Schonherz
SVP, Chief Information Officer, US Oncology

 

"ING enjoys strong relationships with Oracle and Sun. Both companies are strategic providers of technology to us. We believe Oracle’s pending acquisition of Sun will be beneficial for ING."
Peggy Curley
Head of OIB Communications

 

"The complementary technologies and applications of Oracle and Sun have great potential to add significant value to our portfolio of businesses across the world. As the two work to integrate their best-in-class products and resources, we anticipate an even more robust offering to build on. Our cloud enabled application and hosting services will align well with and should derive significant benefit from the Oracle/Sun combination."
Denis J. Martin
Executive Vice President and CTO, Navisite, Inc.

 

"The complementary technologies and applications of Oracle and Sun have great potential to add significant value to our GSM and CDMA businesses across India. As the two work to inegrate their best-in-class products and resources, we anticipate an even more robust offering to build on."
Mr. Shirish Munj
Vice President IT, Tata Teleservices Limited

 

"Zain enjoys strong relationships with Oracle and Sun. Both companies are strategic providers of technology to us. We believe Oracle’s pending acquisition of Sun will be beneficial for Zain."
Mr. Mohammed Rafi
CIO, Zain Group

 

"The combination of Sun and Oracle shows Oracle's commitment to go vertical amidst the trend of Cloud Datacenter consolidation to heighten their IT infrastructural presence. In fact, we are optimistic that the combination will continue its trend to provide us HPC products with technological advantages necessary to be classified as one of the top-ranked supercomputers in the world, possibly for our next-gen TSUBAME 2.0."
Professor Satoshi Matsuoka
Head of Research Infrastructure, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

"We believe the acquisition of Sun is an important move for the industry. It will provide us with continued commitment to the server line that has allowed us to be responsive to business needs in an ever changing technology industry, while also enabling us to manage cost and performance."
Luc Suryo
Chief Network and System Operations, Outspark

 

"OTP Bank enjoys strong relationships with Oracle and Sun Both companies are strategic providers of technology to us. We believe Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun will be beneficial for OTP Bank."
Akos Takats
CIO, deputy CEO, OTP Bank

 

"Core Services has existing relationships with both Sun and Oracle and we are optimistic that the combination will provide us with the continued commitment to the products that have allowed us to be responsive to the needs of our clients. In a rapidly changing environment, it is important to have leading edge technology from a company that has the resources to be there when you need them most."
James Bistis
President and CEO of Core Services

 

"Gracenote enjoys strong relationships with Oracle and Sun. Both companies are strategic providers of technology to us. We believe Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun has potential benefits for Gracenote."
Matthew Leeds
VP Operations, Gracenote

 

"LUKOIL-INFORM is the head organization to provide IT support to the LUKOIL Group - one of the world’s leading vertically integrated oil & gas companies. We have existing relationships with both Sun and Oracle and we are optimistic that the combination will provide us with the continued commitment to the products that have allowed us to be responsive to the needs of our company. In a rapidly changing environment, it is important to have leading edge technology from a company that has the resources to be there when you need them most."
Alexander Pruzhinin
First Deputy Director—Strategy

 

"STRATO Rechenzentrum AG has existing relationships with both Sun and Oracle and we are optimistic that the combination will provide us with the continued commitment to the products that have allowed us to be responsive to the needs of our customers. In a rapidly changing environment, it is important to have leading edge technology from a company that has the resources to be there when you need them most."
René Wienholtz
Management Board Member (CTO/CIO), STRATO Rechenzentrum AG

 

"The combination of Sun with Oracle means that the companies will be in a better competitive position, and that added stability means we can plan more confidently for the longer term. Sun’s servers and programs handle mission-critical applications for our operations, so we’re please to know we can count on Oracle to support and protect my technology investment and make sure I have choices."
Nick Halstead
Founder, TweetMeme

 

"The complementary technologies and applications of Oracle and Sun have great potential to add significant value to our portfolio of businesses across the world. As the two work to integrate their best-in-class products and resources, we anticipate an even more robust offering to build on."
Mike Brodbelt
Director of Technical Operations and Infrastructure, Last.fm Ltd.

 

"Capgemini believes that the acquisition of Sun is an important move for the industry. The combination of the complimentary technologies and applications of Oracle and Sun will prove to be beneficial to our clients by providing more opportunities for efficiency and the freedom to innovate. As a major partner with both Oracle and Sun, we look forward to the opportunity to collaborate and influence a rapidly changing market."
Jean-Claude Viollier
Vice President - Head of Global Channels and Partners, Capgemini

 

"Reliant Security has come to rely on Sun for its unparalleled and unique contributions to the open source community and its leadership in enterprise computing. We are excited by Oracle’s acquisition due the synergistic addition of software infrastructure, business applications, and global resources that are entirely complimentary to Sun’s current position. With our focus in information security, this merger opens significant new opportunities for both Reliant Security and our customers."
Richard Newman
Managing Partner, Reliant Security

 

"Oracle's strategy is to reduce the operational costs for their customers. Integrating Sun's hardware with Oracle's software, optimizing all the components of the technology stack to work perfectly together, will also give us advantages in performance and reliability."
Peter. J. Baik
Vice President of Planning & Coordination Office, S-Oil Corporation

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