Oracle Buys VirtualBox; Battle for Virtualization Market Heats Up

by admin February 5, 2010 at 4:26 pm

On Jan. 27 Oracle announced it had finalized its acquisition of Sun. In doing so it adds a number of open source darlings to its portfolio, MySQL, Java and VirtualBox to mention just a few.

Now that Oracle has acquired VirtualBox, what does this mean for the virtualization market?

No time has been wasted in rebranding the Sun websites and products that now come under the Oracle umbrella.

Most notably the MySQL website totally separates the MySQL’s commercial arm from the community site. And unsurprisingly, the Sun website redirects entirely to Oracle’s home page.

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