Oracle competitors and market analysis
- September 07, 2010
Former HP CEO Mark Hurd brings much needed hardware experience to his new job as co-president of Oracle, but most customers don't tune in closely to the game of musical chairs being played in the executive suite.
- August 18, 2010
A recent survey of more than 400 SearchOracle.com readers found that third-party Oracle application support is growing in popularity, mainly due to cost savings.
- July 27, 2010
Oracle president Charles Phillips said the company could spend $70 billion on acquisitions in the next five years. The next day, a company spokeswoman said that wasn’t the case. So what’s going on?
- June 24, 2010
With Oracle due to post important fiscal numbers today, end users debate the future of Sun technologies, including Sparc and Solaris.
- June 17, 2010
The federal government says Oracle failed to disclose deep discounts it gave to commercial customers. The cost? Perhaps more than $100 million.
- March 29, 2010
Rimini Street has filed a countersuit against Oracle, calling Oracle's practices "anticompetitive."
- March 11, 2010
Thanks to modular software like SAP’s Business Suite 7 and Oracle’s upcoming Fusion applications, some users are again spending on enterprise applications.
- January 27, 2010
With the EC giving the Oracle/Sun deal a stamp of approval, it’s time to see what’s in store for the future of Oracle and Sun as we learn plans for Sun’s server hardware, virtualization technology, MySQL database and more.
- December 21, 2009
Read SearchOracle.com’s picks for the Top 10 Eye on Oracle blog posts of 2009, including news and analysis on the Oracle-Sun deal, Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle 11g R2, Oracle’s cloud computing strategy and more.
- October 14, 2009
Speaking at Oracle's OpenWorld, Dell chairman Michael Dell says Intel chips, virtualization and cloud computing can bring IT significant savings.
- October 13, 2009
Oracle co-presidents both promised tighter integration across the company's widening portfolio of products IT's job easier.
- October 06, 2009
Spurred by a deal that would include DB2 with licenses for SAP products, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. decided Big Blue is better than Oracle.
- September 25, 2009
Despite the past year's economic turbulence, compensation for Oracle DBAs rose, but so did the workload.
- September 18, 2009
With an aggressive acquisitions strategy, Oracle is outpacing SAP in the life sciences market.
- September 18, 2009
IOUG President Ian Abramson discusses what to expect at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, including information on hot topics like Oracle 11g R2, Oracle Middleware 11g, and the Sun acquisition.