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Oracle Corporation

August 01, 2012 16:00 ET

Oracle Issues Statement

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) issued the following statement today:

"Last March, Oracle made an engineering decision to stop future software development on the Itanium chip. We made the decision as we became convinced that Itanium was approaching its end of life and we explained our rationale to customers here: www.oracle.com/itanium. Nothing in the Court's preliminary opinion changes that fact. We know that Oracle did not give up its fundamental right to make platform engineering decisions in the 27 words HP cites from the settlement of an unrelated employment agreement. HP's argument turns the concept of Silicon Valley 'partnerships' upside down. We plan to appeal the Court's ruling while fully litigating our cross claims that HP misled both its partners and customers." -- Deborah Hellinger

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