In response to Oracle’s March 22 press release, “Oracle Stops All Software Development For Intel Itanium Processor,” HP today issued the following statement by David Donatelli, HP Executive Vice President and General Manager, HP Enterprise Servers
"We are shocked that Oracle would put enterprises and governments at risk while costing them hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity."
UPDATE 11:55am PT
HP just issued a more in-depth press release on this issue today, "HP Supports Customers Despite Oracle's Anti-customer Actions". In it, Donatelli expanded his statement to add, "Oracle continues to show a pattern of anti-customer behavior as they move to shore up their failing Sun server business. HP believes in fair and honest competition. Competition is good for customers, innovation and the marketplace."
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