Sun Looks Ahead After $1B MySQL Deal

February 27, 2008

[From internetnews.com]

Sun's $1 billion bid to acquire privately held open source database developer MySQL is now a done deal with the official closing of the acquisition. Sun first announced the deal on Jan. 16.

Schwartz also announced the immediate global availability of Sun services and support for the full MySQL product. Schwartz argued that the biggest impediment to MySQL's success in the broad marketplace has been its inability to provide peace of mind to enterprises that want service and support.

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