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HP comment on Oracle support for Itanium Processors

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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Barney Moss(anon) | ‎03-24-2011 02:59 PM

Does this include the HP Integrity Blade Itanium 2 platform?

Ethan_Bauley | ‎03-24-2011 06:50 PM

Hi Barney - thanks for the question.  We'll get back to you ASAP.



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Ethan_Bauley | ‎03-24-2011 06:52 PM

Barney - a clarification...are you asking if Oracle will support the HP Integrity Blade Itanium 2 platform? If so that may be a question for Oracle...there is email contact info for them in the press release (linked above).





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Mirek Burnejko(anon) | ‎01-28-2012 11:27 AM

Can you write something more about the actual situation about Oracle and Itanium Processors?o

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