Oracle takes a cloud victory lap as analysts and investor cheer the second quarter. CTO Larry Ellison lays out plans to pass Salesforce.
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Oracle to open two cloud datacentres for customers who want their applications and data to stay on European soil.
Monday morning opener: Adobe rates high on our survey of enterprise software vendors being used or considered. Microsoft dominates and Salesforce, Workday and others sneak up on giants like SAP and Oracle.
Rimini Street rolled out a services designed to mix, match and migrate legacy SAP and Oracle applications with cloud tools from the likes of Workday and Salesforce.
By integrating each other's apps, both companies are capitalizing on their shared "mutual customers." It also brings Workday a step closer to Oracle, which already has a nine-year cloud pact with Salesforce.
Salesforce is putting some big guns behind its enterprise sales efforts as it aims for revenue growth.
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.
Oracle partners with Salesforce, Microsoft and NetSuite in a week. Analysts say Workday needs to think through its partnership strategy to control more of its own destiny.
Linda Blair's Exorcist character couldn't spin her head around as fast as software market watchers are doing this week. Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, and NetSuite are all doing the alliance dance. But are these deals as substantial as they sound?
Oracle got everything it wanted including a marketing pitch via its cloud partnership with Salesforce. Meanwhile, Salesforce has some serious strategic items to worry about.
The people are rather surprised.
The move was plugged last week by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who also noted deals would be announced with Salesforce and NetSuite.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison previewed cloud partnerships with companies like Salesforce and his company's 12c database, which will be multi-tenant. Is that what Salesforce included in a nine-figure Oracle contract?
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.
Salesforce is acquiring a laundry list of databases: NoSQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle. Oracle, however, is rumored to have landed a nine figure deal from Salesforce. Ouch.
Marc Benioff asserts that Salesforce's approach to the cloud has been more consistent than those of competitors SAP and Oracle.
In its quest for size and scale, Salesforce.com has begun invading its partners' turf. Is it becoming just another old-guard platform vendor?
IBM says Kenexa will allow it to create "smarter workforce" tools to boost customer service, foster internal innovation and expert discovery. Sound familiar? Oracle, SAP and Salesforce have similar plans.
The scalable managed NoSQL database service moves Amazon Web Services further into the platform-as-a-service arena, where it will compete with Salesforce, Oracle and others to attract developers of large web applications
Great interview with Workday Co-CEO, Aneel Bhusri, who discusses cloud, ERP, SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, NetSuite, investing, and other hot topics.
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