HP Files Civil Lawsuit Against Oracle Over Itanium Platform

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has filed a civil lawsuit against Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL). HP believes that Oracle’s March 22nd statement to discontinue the developed on the Itanium platform violates the legally binding commitments that Oracle made with HP. Oracle allegedly made commitments to HP and over 140,000 shared HP-Oracle customers. HP filed the civil lawsuit in the Superior Court of the State of California in the County of Santa Clara. [HP Blogs]

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HP Files Civil Lawsuit Against Oracle Over Itanium Platform Comments

  1. Ecommerce says:

    According to the story, Oracle claimed back in March that upcoming versions of Oracle's database software would not be supported on HP's servers. The servers in question use the Itanium processor chip that's actually developed by Intel. However Oracle claimed that the chip is being phased out by Intel and as a result it would not offer up software that would be run by HP's servers that have the chip installed. For its part Intel has denied any such phase out plans but Oracle claims, "Intel's plans to end-of-life Itanium will be revealed in court."

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    Court trials will make a better solution for this problem.

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