"REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., and MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) and Carleton Corporation (Nasdaq: CARL) today announced that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement for Oracle to acquire Carleton, an early innovator of data quality and mainframe data extraction software". The offer values Carleton shares at $2.45 a share, which is less than the stock's closing price on Monday of $2.56.
cleansing vendors, such as Vality and Trillium, will be courted vigorously by the remaining extract/transform/load vendors such as Computer Associates and Sagent. User Recommendations Companies should include Oracle Warehouse Builder on any long list of vendors for data warehousing solutions. However, they should keep in mind that the product was already eight months late before this announcement and has been reported to still lack critical functionality needed in production environments, according to