Oracle relies on external growth. After having acquired big data marketing specialist BlueKai last February, the company is about to get its hands on the American Micros Systems according to the Wall Street Journal which quotes a source close to the matter.
Founded in 1977, this publisher specializes in software used by professionals in the hotel and restaurant industry as well as distribution. These are essentially solutions used to organize work and manage customer relations via interfaces available on different media. The deal, which would concern about $ 5 billion, could be formalized during the day of Monday.
Sun Microsystems already acquired for 5.6 billion dollars
Micros Systems has been listed on the Nasdaq since 1978 and employs more than 6,000 people around the world and particularly in Europe. It markets, among other things, cloud solutions and made $ 171.4 million in profits in 2013. The acronym Pickups means Modular Integrated Cash Register Operating Systems.
Oracle also acquired Responsys for $ 1.5 billion in January 2014 and Sun Microsystems for $ 5.6 billion in 2009.
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