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Even if Oracle has no interest in buying Salesforce.com, the database titan still plans to beat the CRM giant on its home turf.
"We never comment on these kinds of things," the co-chief executive responded. "We've never had a deal leak."
Salesforce has a gawdy market cap so the field of potential acquirers is limited. Nevertheless, a handful of tech giants led by Oracle could pull off a deal.
Simply named as the Accenture Oracle Business Group, the two tech companies are taking an industry-specific approach with an initial focus on public, financial and hospitality services verticals.
Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
Zero Day Weekly: Active Microsoft zero-day, Oracle kills Java, D-Link snafu, more DHS cyber-negligence
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending April 17, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
What if we all had the option of voting electronically using a mobile device or personal computer instead of at a poll station?
Oracle announced a new major release for its VirtualBox product on April 1, 2015--the first one in a very long time. Check out the new features of this monumental release.
The new solutions are designed to drive retail growth through cloud technology.
Workplace training and education have often been sedentary practices, practically chaining would-be students to their desks as videos and quizzes go on and on.
Oracle, VCE and Cisco dominated the standards as integrated system sales surged in the fourth quarter and 2014.
US data giant Oracle will hire around 100 sales staff and consultants working on cloud in South Korea and 1,000 in Asia, the regional manager of the firm's Korean branch has said.
Oracle Australia and New Zealand is hurtling headlong into a 'fundamental shift' in its business model, with the company's cloud services portfolio gaining the upper hand in its regional product revenue mix.
Samsung SDS, the IT service provider of Samsung, has partnered up with Oracle to expand into global markets, their first target being China.
Oracle's cloud business continues to grow, prompting Chairman Larry Ellison to hint at a challenge this year against Salesforce.com.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
Amid a serious security flaw in the latest version of Java 7, where even the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable the plug-in, here's how you do it.
A compendium of photos from Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Unseasonably warm weather, meetings with Oracle executives and customers, and a variety of activities made this year's OpenWorld fun and interesting. Although there was some controversy among analysts and bloggers, the photos show a rich and diverse event.
In court, Oracle outlined its Java copyright and patent infringement case against Google with a series of 91 convincing slides
Oracle uses it OpenWorld 2010 to showcase new products and its new president, Mark Hurd.
ZDNet Australia recently attended Oracle OpenWorld 2010. Here are a few highlights from the opening day, which included Iron Man suits, Polka Bands and BMX bikes.
There are large conferences, and then there is Oracle OpenWorld. A mega-conference that sees over 40,000 attendees descend on San Francisco.
Sun Microsystems' latest Open Source desktop virtualization software.
Australia's largest annual security conference, AusCERT, is underway for another year, and continues the tradition of bringing security gurus, vendors and members of government under one roof.
When the third major release of the OpenOffice.org office productivity suite made its appearance on Monday, the OpenOffice.org servers promptly crashed. Check out this gallery to see what's new.
Business apps are coming to the iPhone and Oracle and Salesforce are out in front. See Larry Dignan's blog for more.
The two latest and greatest free commercial host-based virtualization products from Sun and VMWare
This year's linux.conf.au conference, held at Melbourne University, was an all out Linux free-for-all. Highlights include images of the new XO Linux laptop and an interview with Linus Torvalds.
Project Blackbox is the first virtualised datacentre to be stored in a shipping container, and according to its manufacturer, Sun Microsystems, it's fully portable -- providing you have the means to tow it.
A recent investor downgrade is shining the spot light on Oracle this week but is it really justified? How can the company overcome the concerns of both investors and customers? Watch ZDNet Irregular Enterprise editor Dennis Howlett as he explains what's happening, what it means, and what's next for the world's second largest software company.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison discusses the company's new cloud offering. Ellison says: “The key difference is that our cloud is based on industry standards and supports full operability with other clouds and data centers on-premise."
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
Oracle President Charles Phillips unveils the company's new systems strategy in front of analysts at its headquarters in Redwood Shores, Calif. Phillips says the company is looking to model itself after the 1960s IBM by working on building complete, integrated platforms, but developed with open system components.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
At a Churchhill Club event, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks to former Sun Microsystems President Ed Zander about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. He says he’d like to pattern the new Oracle after T.J. Watson Jr.'s IBM, combining both hardware and software systems.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Calif., Sun fellow James Gosling, and Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz demo Sun’s new online store. The new Java store will distribute and sell mobile apps based on the Java programming language.
ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the Oracle CEO's gamesmanship in buying Sun Microsystems and how he outplayed IBM. They also share their views on the future of Java and what Oracle plans to do with Sun's troubled hardware business.
Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, thinks that in the future Rich Internet Applications are going to have many uses, separate from the browser. For example, users will be able to customize their application interface, and the RIAs will provide visibility into back office applications.
Sun Microsystem's Sun Fire X4275 is an excellent all-rounder, although we'd love it if the noise could be cut down a little more.
For raw power Sun Microsystem's Sun Fire X4450 is the gutsiest server we've seen, and at 2RU it's compact considering its specs. However, priced at over AU$27,000, this machine will make a dent in your budget.
OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 is a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's Office application suite. It is fantastic if you need basic office applications — such as a word processor or spreadsheet — at no cost. However, large organisations and power users may be disappointed by its lack of features and support.
IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.