dcsimg

HP, Oracle Begin Court Face-Off in Itanium Dispute

One of the year's most contentious tech industry trials begins today.

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

How to Help Your Business Become an AI Early Adopter


ZDNet: The HP v. Oracle trial regarding support for the Itanium server platform begins today. The highly contentious dispute between the two former partners has frequently been compared to divorce proceedings. At issue is Oracle's decision to drop support for HP’s Itanium-based servers. HP claims that when former CEO Mark Hurd went to work for Oracle, the two companies reached an agreement that required Oracle to continue supporting Itanium.

In the first phase of the trial, a judge will determine if a contract actually did exist between the two companies. If so, then a second phase of the trial will begin, with a jury determining whether Oracle breached that contract.




Tags: Oracle, server, lawsuit, HP, Itanium


0 Comments (click to add your comment)
Comment and Contribute

 


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have characters left.

 

 

IT Management Daily
Don't miss an article. Subscribe to our newsletter below.

By submitting your information, you agree that datamation.com may send you Datamation offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that Datamation believes may be of interest to you. Datamation will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.





×
We have made updates to our Privacy Policy to reflect the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.