Rimini Street, Oracle Spar Over Lawsuit Outcome - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Comments
Rimini Street, Oracle Spar Over Lawsuit Outcome
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
MikeS89102
50%
50%
MikeS89102,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/28/2016 | 6:11:56 AM
Re: Necessary legal step or sending a message to the crowd?
A necessary legal step! Oracle naturally don't like anyone taking revenue away from them, but those who compete with them in the market for Support MUST do it properly. Rimini were doing it wrong, and got caught simple as ...end of!
tzubair
50%
50%
tzubair,
User Rank: Ninja
10/28/2015 | 9:25:09 PM
Partnership
From what I understand, Oracle sued a company who was providing technical support to Oracle customers related to Oracle products. The reason they sued was because Rimini appeared to be a competitor in one business area, however the latter was still promoting Oracle and was involved with them. I see no reason why a partnership could not have been struck to deal with this. Oracle could have sold the rights to Rimini and eventually both would have benefitted. There must have been a gap in the market which prompted Rimini to enter.
tzubair
50%
50%
tzubair,
User Rank: Ninja
10/28/2015 | 9:19:24 PM
Re: Necessary legal step or sending a message to the crowd?
"What would Oracle get out of a permanent injunction that it hasn't already won?"

@Charlie: Could it be a way to send off a message to other companies who are likely to be already doing What Rimini did or may be planning to do so? I don't agree with the approach but that may be one of the reasons they are doing this.
Thomas Claburn
50%
50%
Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Author
10/27/2015 | 7:06:33 PM
Re: Necessary legal step or sending a message to the crowd?
Perhaps having an injunction would allow for greater damages in the event there's need for further litigation, which Oracle seems quite happy to pursue.
Charlie Babcock
50%
50%
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Author
10/27/2015 | 11:48:16 AM
Necessary legal step or sending a message to the crowd?
What would Oracle get out of a permanent injunction that it hasn't already won? Is this a serious legal maneuver or playing to the crowd coming to Oracle OpenWorld?


The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
Download this report from InformationWeek, in partnership with Dark Reading, to learn more about how today's IT operations teams work with cybersecurity operations, what technologies they are using, and how they communicate and share responsibility--or create risk by failing to do so. Get it now!
Slideshows
10 Cyberattacks on the Rise During the Pandemic
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  6/24/2020
News
IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  5/29/2020
Commentary
Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author,  6/22/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Key to Cloud Success: The Right Management
This IT Trend highlights some of the steps IT teams can take to keep their cloud environments running in a safe, efficient manner.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll