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  • H-P (HPQ) wants a whopping $4B in damages from Oracle (ORCL) over the software giant's decision to discontinue support for Intel's Itanium server CPUs. Look for H-P to point to its plummeting high-end server sales (-24% Y/Y in FQ1) as evidence of the damage Oracle caused. Look for Oracle, which resumed supporting Itanium after a judge ordered it to, to argue demand for "Itanic" was diving anyway as enterprises embraced x86 servers, and that Intel's own commitment to the platform is lukewarm[View news story]
    Funny, other intelligent forecast has declared Itanium should have been dead in 2005. Who could have wanted Itanium dead so bad?
    Mar 24 02:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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