First Take: Oracle Acquires Inquira

July 29, 2011

This morning Oracle announced it entered into an agreement to acquire Inquira, a Knowledge Management vendor.  Terms of the deal were not specified, neither was price.  Of course, obligatory quotes from all sides were included in the press release on how this is good for everyone.

Is it?

I have written a lengthy research note evaluating the deal, repercussions for end-users and vendors, and looking at what happens next in the market.  It has been distributed to my clients via separate email, but I am going to include three key points I made in it: