Oracle laying off 1800 employees; Solaris likely to be killed

By: Chris Preimesberger

Oracle is in the process of laying off about 1,800 employees, mostly from the hardware business that was Sun, which was acquired for $7.4 billion in 2010. The long-running high-end chips business and its correlated Unix-based Solaris operating system both appear to be headed for the Computer Tech Museum, since neither has been profitable for Larry Ellison’s mothership. [Read more…]

Source: eWeek

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