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Oracle Joins BSA

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that Oracle Corp. has joined BSA as a global advocacy member to help advance policies that promote technology innovation.

"BSA is dedicated to advancing software industry issues such as intellectual property rights and technology innovation, which are of great importance to Oracle and its customers," said Jason Mahler, Vice President of Government Affairs at Oracle. "We are pleased to join BSA and look forward to collaborating with fellow member companies to protect intellectual property, promote open markets, and foster the growth of cloud computing."

BSA President and CEO Robert Holleyman said, "Oracle's industry view is closely aligned with BSA's membership on the key issues affecting software. The addition of Oracle's expertise and thought leadership to our global advocacy programs and initiatives will help us accomplish even more on priority issues."

About Oracle
Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in data centers. With more than 380,000 customers — including 100 of the Fortune 100 — in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading on-premises and cloud-based solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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About BSA
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading global advocate for the software industry. It is an association of world-class companies that invest billions of dollars annually to create software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. Through international government relations, intellectual property enforcement and educational activities, BSA expands the horizons of the digital world and builds trust and confidence in the new technologies driving it forward.

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