This Case is aboutÂ MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, TECHNOLOGY
PUBLICATION DATE: December 06, 2010 PRODUCT #: UV5626-HCB-ENG
Sun Microsystems case solution
This case is written from the viewpoint of a member of the valuation team of Oracle during Oracle’s bid to get Sun Microsystems in 2009. Sun was an industry leader in the IT sector, and it had many suitors, including IBM. Oracle had differentiated itself as the biggest and most reputable sellers in the world of other relevant program and database management systems, and it had recently obtained several low-margin businesses and turned them into higher-margin operations. Oracle and combining Sun had the possibility to make the Walmart of the enterprise software sector. An auxiliary pupil spreadsheet is accessible to users that are verified.