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Oracle’s Average Acquisition Rate is 1.11 per Month

Since January 2005, Oracle has made 20 acquisitions. That’s about 1.11 acquisition per month on average, totalling $19.7 billion. Wow!

Here is the list in chronological order:

  1. 2005 – January: PeopleSoft – enterprise management software. $11.1 billion.

  2. 2005 – March: Oblix – identity management solutions. Undisclosed price.

  3. 2005 – April: Retek – retailing software solutions. $701 million.

  4. 2005 – June: TripleHop – context-sensitive enterprise search technology. Undisclosed price.

  5. 2005 – June: TimesTen – real-time data management software. Undisclosed price.

  6. 2005 – July: ProfitLogic – retailing software solutions. Undisclosed price.

  7. 2005 – July: Context Media – enterprise content integration software. Undisclosed price.

  8. 2005 – August: i-flex – banking software and services. $117 million.

  9. 2005 – September: G-Log – logistics management software. Undisclosed price.

  10. 2005 – October: Innobase – open source database technology. Undisclosed price.

  11. 2005 – November: Thor Technologies – enterprise-wide user provisioning solutions. Undisclosed price.

  12. 2005 – November: OctetString – virtual directory solutions. Undisclosed price.

  13. 2005 – December: TempoSoft – workforce management software. Undisclosed price.

  14. 2006 – January: 360Commerce – supply chain management software. Undisclosed price.

  15. 2006 – January: Siebel – customer relationship management software. $6.1 billion.

  16. 2006 – February: Sleepycat – open source database software. Undisclosed price.

  17. 2006 – February: HotSip – communications infrastructure software. Undisclosed price.

  18. 2006 – April: Portal Software – billing and revenue management solution. $220 million (transaction not yet closed).

  19. 2006 – April: Net4Call – service delivery software. Undisclosed price.

  20. 2006 – June: Demantra – demand-driven planning solutions. Undisclosed price (transaction not yet closed).

Who’s next? Only Larry knows.

Sources:
Oracle.com
MercuryNews.com


Filed in Oracle, Technology on 12 Jun 06 | Tags:


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