Recent conferences by Infor and Oracle demonstrate that the on-premises vs cloud debate is over. Brian Sommer looks at what happened with Oracle this last year to get to this point.
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Oracle will likely pitch its database, content management tools and analytics packages to Front Porch customers such as A&E Television, BBC, Discovery and Nascar.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
Brazilian ERP company goes shopping again
Australian skin care company Jurlique has recently converted to an integrated service system, moved on the cloud, and upgraded its Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, as part of of a move to improve its deliver a better service for its customers.
Microsoft is bringing the third of its four ERP suites to the Windows Azure cloud by spring of next year. The company also is rolling out immediately CRM apps for iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones.
Paychex used to take phoned or mailed-in timesheets and cut checks. Now it's a software company. So, does it compete with ADP or Oracle PeopleSoft?
Following Salesforce's lovefest with Oracle, the company is showing Workday some integration love.
The U.S. company is chipping away at Oracle, IBM and SAP.
The world's largest gold mining company has signed up for a multimillion-dollar two-year Oracle Managed Services contract.
Recently named U.S. partner of the year by the giant software developer, the company is also aligned with EMC, Google, IBM, Oracle, Salesforce and TIBCO.
The cloud ERP company firm unveils the fruits of an increased focus on its fastest-growing market.
Oracle has a multi-front war going and a few technology shifts to navigate. It will take a few years to determine how the company ultimately fares.
Oracle touted its cloud strategy as well as its hardware products, but the sales miss won't do much to allay concerns that the company is having trouble battling companies like Workday and Salesforce as well as open source databases.
The company, which provides third party support for Oracle and SAP applications, saw revenue and bookings surge in the first quarter.
Netsuite's CEO suggested that "the big idea no one has done is to build an application designed to run a business," adding most of them are designed to run departments.
The way Oracle provides patches and information about security issues for open-source database MySQL has drawn criticism, but the company is sticking to its guns.
Oracle is the final company on the list, and they have responded as well. Do they meet the test? Well, they do have a portfolio of products that align with the claim, and that is something that no one else has been able to claim exactly. But I'd like to hear what you have to think about this one. David Vap, group VP for Oracle Applications responds.
Plex Online has been a success story in multi-tenant cloud ERP. After several recent investor changes and a capital infusion late last year, the company has a new CEO. This CEO, Jason Blessing, comes from a big enterprise software world and plans to grow the reach and customer size of Plex's business.
Marc Benioff asserts that Salesforce's approach to the cloud has been more consistent than those of competitors SAP and Oracle.
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