Oracle announced on Wednesday an agreement to acquire Virtual Iron.
The tech giant describes Virtual Iron as a "leading provider of server virtualization management software." In this context, however, "leading" should be read: on the roster but something like fourth-string backup quarterback.
Oracle's statement in advance of a conference call:
The combination of Virtual Iron technology and Oracle VM's scalable, high performance and highly available server virtualization product is expected to provide more comprehensive and dynamic resource management across the full software stack. Customers are expected to benefit from rapid application deployment, streamlined virtualization … Read more