Oracle Corporation is one of the leading providers of software, computer hardware products and services and is headquartered at Redwood City, California in Unites States. Though primarily known for concentrated focus on databases, it also assists companies in areas such as managing business data, collaboration and application development, customer relationship management and supply chain management. Oracle has expanded into telecommunications through a series of selective acquisitions including Sun Microsystems (2010), RightNow Technologies (2011), Taleo and Collective Intellect (2012), Acme Packet & Tekelec (2013). Among other goals, it is positioning itself to be a preferred provider of the core technologies for cloud computing, communications, content, commerce and applications. This includes database and middleware offerings, in addition to its virtualization, clustering & large-scale systems management services and web-based applications.