Oracle hands over $7.4bn for Sun after Big Blue backs out

Just weeks after talks between Sun and Big Blue broke down, Oracle steps in with a $7.4bn offer for the ailing tech giant. The deal will give Oracle a number of valuable tech assets. But it will also move the firm deep into the low-margin hardware market.

Brenon Daly

Research Director, Financials

Henry Baltazar

Research Director, Storage

China Martens

Senior Analyst, Enterprise Software

John Abbott

Founder, Distinguished Analyst