Thursday, February 16, 2006

Oracle buys yet another company - this time it's messaging

Oracle has just announced buying yet another company. They are on a fast track to become an M&A machine. I just hope for their shareholders sake they can actually integrate them all, for strategically you can make a strong argument for any of them.

The latest is Hotsip, and with their messaging technology from Stockholm, the Sweden-based messaging software company could potentially make it easier for Oracle business software customers to take advantage of telephone or computer instant-messaging features from within Oracle's existing applications.

Now that's the future. And Hotsip uses presence, telephony, video conferencing and messaging in a fully inegrated manner. This is one smart play.

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