Oracle Joins Microsoft's Visual Studio

May 21, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

In a move considered by some to be an easing of tensions between rivals, Oracle (Quote, Chart) has joined Microsoft's Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program as a premier-level partner.

"Microsoft is pleased to announce our partnership with Oracle," said Eric Rudder, senior vice president of Servers and Tools at Microsoft in a statement issued Thursday. "The integration of Oracle's products with Visual Studio .NET 2003 will provide our mutual customers with a more productive developer environment for building Oracle applications on the Microsoft Windows platform."

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