- JBoss: Based in Atlanta, specializes in so-called middleware, the program the serves as a connection between disparate programs, competition against BEA Systems and IBM, worth as much as $400 million [www.jboss.com]
- Zend's PHP software language: Based in Cupertino, California, one of the most prevalent on the Web, present in more than 18 million Web sites, worth as much as $200 million [www.zend.com]
- Sleepycat Software: Based in Emeryville, California, specializes in technology that is used in many of the open-source databases that handle reams of digital data [www.sleepycat.com]
What is the next target for Oracle?
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