European approval for Oracle acquisition of Sun expected this week

According to the Wall Street Journal’s All Things Digital blog, Oracle and Sun expect that the European Commission will approve the acquisition of Sun Microsystems some time this week. The report which cites sources close to both companies, comes as the 27th of January deadline for the Commission’s decision approaches and suggests that the official announcement of the successful acquisition will be issued in early February.

It is reported that to ensure a smooth transition and integration, most of the decisions about the new organisational structure and products have already been made.

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