Re: Oracle out the door

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 22:47:04 -0700
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On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:47 AM, Bill Ferguson <> wrote:

> I work for a government agency. Our parent Department (which consists
> of about a dozen agencies) negotiated a contract for all the agencies,
> covering EE, Spatial and a few other 'options', with support. For
> anybody wanting to use additional 'features', they can buy those
> licenses at a reduced price with support.

I used to work for someone that negotiated a 72% discount on Oracle license.

We didn't think he could do it, but he showed us. :)

It was a fairly large contract, but license costs are, as you have found out, quite negotiable.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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