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 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 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 has completed the acquisition of hospitality and retail-based enterprise solutions firm Micros Systems.
With approval from Europe's regulatory authorities now in the bag, Oracle's planned buyout of the retail and hospitality firm is approaching its conclusion.
Having spent $240 million for a non-functioning Cover Oregon site, the state is now attempting to recover money in the courts.
The workspace in its SRM platform aims to give users more analytic power and data control, but with fewer clicks required.
The NSW government plans to create a new identity management solution to remove the complexities related to user account administration and password management for its agencies.
When it comes to the most popular database management systems, the top three are no surprise; but relatively unheralded PostgreSQL is gaining. And, despite what you may have heard, relational databases still rule.
A federal judge has backed Oracle's position against third-party support vendor Rimini Street in rulings over defamation claims and copyright theft.
Argentina and Chile will top demand while Brazil will slow down, says Frost & Sullivan.
Next week's Patch Tuesday updates will include a much-needed fix for Internet Explorer, blocking outdated versions of the Java ActiveX control and closing one of the most popular vectors for installing malware.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?