Oracle virtualization support excludes VMware, Microsoft, Citrix

Oracle clears up its virtualization policy and won't support third-party platforms after all. Find out what it means for Oracle's push into the market.

The Oracle virtualization support policy has been the source of much confusion lately.

Oracle had changed its policy to say it would support its E-Business Suite running on virtualization offerings from third-party platform vendors. But when word got out, Oracle clarified its virtualization support policy to say "hardware vendors," not "platform vendors" -- ruling out VMware, Microsoft, Citrix Systems and other potential competitors.

In this edition of This Week in Virtualization, Senior News Director Barbara Darrow and Site Editor Ed Scannell talk about these policy changes and how Oracle licensing practices could affect Sun Microsystems customers.

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This was last published in May 2009

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