- March 22, 2012
Oracle server hardware revenue dropped double digits again, but the company doesn’t care. Why?
- March 15, 2012
A recent survey of 327 Oracle application pros by the Oracle Applications Users Group found that end of support was by far the biggest driver for upgrading.
- March 07, 2012
Companies adopting Oracle Fusion Applications will naturally want to build it in-house. But the complexities of the application platform may make that infeasible – at least for now.
- February 27, 2012
Oracle Exalytics, the company’s in-memory BI server appliance, became generally available on Monday. One expert expects in-memory’s speedy processing to eventually become a commodity.
- February 24, 2012
Despite some product overlap, Oracle maintains its acquisition of Taleo is complementary and will not have an impact on its Fusion roadmap. One analyst is not convinced.
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- February 16, 2012
While Oracle’s acquisition of Taleo and SAP’s SucessFactors buy were both multi-billion human capital management deals, they’re very different, experts from Constellation Research said this week.
- February 09, 2012
Oracle has spent $3.4 billion on Taleo and RightNow in the past few months, showing that it is serious about hosting applications in the cloud for its customers.
- February 08, 2012
Oracle Advanced Analytics is the company’s newest announcement around data analytics, a market that Oracle seeks to blanket with products.
- February 06, 2012
Oracle has finalized its $1.5 billion acquisition of CRM SaaS provider RightNow Technologies, and to celebrate executives held a webcast outlining their future plans for all the CRM and cloud products the two have on the table.
- February 01, 2012
Texas-based Oracle partner eVerge Group has had difficulty moving from PeopleSoft to Fusion Applications, largely because the hosted model gives them less control of their application. But overall they are happy.
- January 09, 2012
The Oracle Big Data Appliance is now generally available, as is Oracle’s big push into the field of big data. But some think that an appliance isn’t really a good fit for big data.
- January 09, 2012
Oracle and Cloudera executives talk about the Oracle Big Data Appliance, which became generally available on Jan. 10.
- January 05, 2012
The co-author of a new book on migrating Oracle workloads to the cloud talks about how some Oracle pros are running in the cloud but don’t know it, and the challenges around a cloud migration.
- December 15, 2011
The Oracle E-Business Suite 11i Extended Support fee will be waived another two years. While a good thing financially for 11i users, it might just delay the inevitable – an expensive upgrade to R12.
- December 07, 2011
Jonathan Intner, solutions architect for data security company Vormetric, talks about what makes sensitive data sensitive, encryption key management and finding sensitive data in surprising places in this Q&A.