Oracle competitors and market analysis
- November 18, 2015
A jury found support vendor Rimini Street guilty of copyright infringement and awarded Oracle $50 million. But officials from the two companies see the decision in a very different light.
- October 16, 2015
The intellectual property lawsuit between Oracle and third-party maintenance company Rimini Street ended with a win for Oracle, but looming questions remain unanswered.
- October 13, 2015
The Oregon Supreme Court rejected Oracle's request to overturn a lower court decision, ruling that Oracle executives in the Cover Oregon case can be tried in their personal capacities.
- July 16, 2015
Oracle is looking to enhance Mobile Cloud Services with the help of startup Xamarin. Other announcements from Oracle include the release of Commerce Cloud and updates on the impending lawsuit with Rimini Street.
- June 24, 2015
Oracle PaaS and SaaS sales are up in Oracle's 2015 fourth quarter financial report. Total revenue and earnings per share are lower than analysts predicted.
- June 22, 2015
A former executive vice president at HP was hired to run the Oracle engineered systems group. In other Oracle news, a judge threw out Oracle's latest Cover Oregon lawsuit.
- May 29, 2015
The White House recommended the Supreme Court not hear an appeal in the Oracle vs. Google court case, instead telling Google to try for a fair use case.
- March 25, 2015
During the Google vs. Oracle court case, a lower court ruled to invalidate an Oracle patent. Now, a federal court has given Oracle the patent back.
- March 24, 2015
Oracle's third-quarter financial results look very similar to last year's, but with constant currency the picture is much brighter. And the Oracle cloud business was particularly strong, company execs said.
- December 29, 2014
Oracle beat its quarterly financial targets for the first time in four quarters, thanks largely to a rise in cloud revenue. It's a sign that the company's investments in cloud technologies may be starting to pay off.
- December 23, 2014
At Oracle CloudWorld in Boston, Oracle exec Shawn Price and consultant R "Ray" Wang discussed cloud computing trends that the vendor is looking to capitalize on as user adoption grows.
- November 19, 2014
Oracle and SAP settled a 2007 copyright infringement lawsuit, agreeing that SAP will pay Oracle a total of $359.2 million. But third-party maintenance law is still far from settled.
- November 11, 2014
Oregon has halted all work on its Cover Oregon health website, for which Oracle was the main contractor. Also, Oracle accuses tech support vendor Rimini Street of continuing to infringe its copyrights.
- September 29, 2014
Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison's cloud-focused opening keynote speech at the vendor's Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference was a mix of the substantial and the specious.
- September 29, 2014
At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, CTO Larry Ellison announced that users will be able use a new cloud database service to send their Oracle Database instances to the cloud with "the push of a button."