Oracle Press Release

Oracle Buys Sunopsis

Expands Oracle Fusion Middleware with High- performance, Next-generation Data Integration Capabilities

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.,   October 09, 2006 02:00 AM

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Oracle today announced plans to enhance its Oracle Fusion Middleware offerings through the acquisition of Sunopsis, a leading provider of heterogeneous data integration products. This acquisition further strengthens Oracle's hot- pluggable commitment to support IT environments by providing broad support for both Oracle and non-Oracle data sources and targets. Sunopsis offers best-of-breed products for data integration through its high performance "Extract Load Transform" (ELT) architecture and its support for a broad range of data sources and target systems.

"Real-time information access, next-generation architectures and more mixed IT environments are driving increased requirements for sophisticated, fast, heterogeneous data integration solutions," said Thomas Kurian, senior vice president, Oracle Server Technologies. "Oracle and Sunopsis have complementary products with a shared focused on delivering the very best data integration products to our customers. We plan to incorporate Sunopsis' high-performance data integration technology into the Oracle Fusion Middleware product family and make the technology an integrated part of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Business Intelligence (BI), and Master Data Management (MDM) solutions from Oracle."

Financial details were not disclosed.

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