Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has remade the company via acquisitions. Oracle has acquired a bevy of companies such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, BEA Systems and others to become a significant applications player. Meanwhile, Oracle remains the database leader and displays strength in middleware. Oracle's next frontier: Hardware. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems could position Oracle as "T.J. Watson's IBM" or be a big headache.
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Oracle's cloud strategy, which revolves around chest thumping around hundreds of cloud apps, reminds me of the meathead in the gym who will tell you about how much he bench presses and the size of his biceps, but lacks leg strength and overall fitness.
Oracle to open two cloud datacentres for customers who want their applications and data to stay on European soil.
Ellison also took a moment to apologize for missing this regularly-scheduled second keynote last year due to the America's Cup.
Also, as promised by Mark Hurd on Monday, Oracle introduced news for its mobile development framework.
When asked why it takes two CEOs to replace Larry Ellison, Hurd laughed, "I think you answered your own question."
CIOs from Walgreens and Procter & Gamble discuss some of the current challenges and opportunities available in enterprise IT today.
While its leadership stack recently went through a state of flux, Oracle continues to reinforce its cloud stack as well.
An unlikely partnership will soon bring Oracle's Red Hat-based Linux distribution to Ubuntu's cloud.
Immediately following bombshell leadership changes, roughly 60,000 Oracle OpenWorld attendees await to see how the new dynamic plays out starting this weekend.
Oracle said that starting in the spring of 2015, Box's content collaboration platform will seamlessly mingle with the Oracle Marketing Cloud.
Oracle changed titles among its top three execs and tried to calm the troops by promising that nothing will change. Is that really a good thing?
Company co-founder Larry Ellison may no longer have a stranglehold on Oracle's tiller, but he's still large and in charge.
Oracle's front man will become CTO and hand off to Mark Hurd and Safra Catz as co-CEOs. Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.
Oracle has completed the acquisition of hospitality and retail-based enterprise solutions firm Micros Systems.