This is the second ruling by the NAD in favor of IBM over Oracle in recent months. In April, the group recommended that Oracle pull ads containing pricing and performance claims that compared its Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 computer system to a competing IBM platform.
Oracle disagreed with some of the NAD's conclusions but dropped the ad, according to the group.
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