Posts Tagged ‘Oracle’
Oracle installed Rich Geraffo, the former head of Hewlett-Packard’s Amercias Enterprise Business unit, to run worldwide alliances and channels. Geraffo will report to president Mark Hurd, signaling Oracle wants to drive more sales through its channels.
Oracle is looking to enable its broad and diverse channel to sell integrated hardware, software and cloud solutions — particularly in the midmarket — and support emerging technology use cases such as machine-to-machine and Big Data. The driver: Oracle needs to revitalize its own growth.
Cloud heavyweights Salesforce and Workday are tightening their relationship, a move likely to put the squeeze on incumbent enterprise application vendors.
China’s Ministry of Public Security and an independent research center are preparing to investigate IBM Corp., Oracle Corp. and EMC Corp. over national security concerns.
Lenovo last quarter toppled Hewlett-Packard to become the top PC manufacturer in the world. It’s expanding its partnership with EMC and VMware in servers, and potentially buying IBM’s entry-level server business. Will Lenovo soon take on HP in another arena?
After a series of disappointing earnings reports by many of the big vendors, infrastructure giant EMC says it’s seeing signs of a spending rebound as businesses invest in mobility, Big Data and storage.
Oracle stayed on a roll Tuesday unveiling a comprehensive new cloud-focused agreement with Salesforce.com along with a series of partner program incentives aimed at boosting sales of cloud and total business solutions sets.
IDC says global sales of business analytics software show the segment mired in single digit annual growth, a far cry from the heady days of just a few years ago when BI tools were flying off resellers’ shelves.
Microsoft and Oracle will announce today a significant partnership to streamline the delivery of Oracle software products to Windows Server Hyper-V and Windows Azure cloud computing users.
Cloud computing makes for strange bedfellows. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison teased several big-name alliances — and invites are already out for a Microsoft-Oracle partnership announcement.