By Chris Selland on December 21, 2011
Have been following the chatter closely on StockTwits, among the Enterprise Irregulars, and elsewhere after Oracle’s big miss. Here’s my 2 cents… Cloud/SaaS/OnDemand software (choose your buzzword) is a powerful long-termtrend – buyers are shifting strongly in this direction and it represents a tremendous market and investment opportunity. This is long-term bullish for flagship vendor Salesforce.com ($CRM) and a […]
By Dennis Moore on July 1, 2011
June has been a busy month in the Enterprise Software and Solutions (http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23EnSW). Headlines and excerpts follow below, but here are some of the highlights of the month of June: Lots o’ buzz about SAP HANA and how it can transform enterprise software … Lots o’ legal action around Oracle and frenemies, especially Google and […]
Posted in Business, Technology / Software, Trends & Concepts | Tagged google, Hewlett-Packard, ibm, Oracle Corporation, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Fusion Applications, Pillar Data Systems, SAP AG, SuccessFactors
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 12, 2011
Steve Miranda, SVP used those words in his keynote yesterday as Oracle rolled out its more evolved cloud messaging at its Collaborate User conference in Orlando. I expect Oracle marketing to emphasize the choice theme a lot more rather than its hostile “cloud is fashion du jour” or confusing “cloud in a box” messages of […]
By Dennis Moore on March 15, 2011
Enterprise news and headlines, February 2011 SAP and Oracle still haven’t settled the TomorrowNow lawsuit, SAP introduces ByDesign 2.6 including SDK, Gideon Gartner explains the development of the Gartner research process, Obama visits Silicon Valley, Nokia abandons its Symbian platform for Windows Phone, IT jobs recovery begins, OpenOffice gets forked, more evidence that Google Android […]
Posted in Business, Technology / Software, Trends & Concepts | Tagged Cloud, Cloud Computing, hp, Java, netsuite, news, oracle, Oracle Corporation, SaaS, salesforce.com, sap, SAP AG, software as a service, TomorrowNow
By Dennis Moore on November 19, 2010
Computer Research studied Oracle Applications customer plans for the future, along with their satisfaction with Oracle maintenance and support. Some of the results will shock you.
By Bob Warfield on September 23, 2010
Seth Godin touches on one of my favorite themes today. Here is the money quote: Experienced marketers and artists and those that make change understand that the new is not for everyone. In fact, it’s not even for most people. Pass them by. They can catch up later. This is some of the best advice […]
By Dennis Moore on September 9, 2010
Who will Oracle acquire next? Our respondents say Oracle will acquire Informatica, Salesforce.com, VMware, TIBCO, Red Hat, Teradata, NetSuite, SuccessFactors, Taleo, Computer Associates, Cloudera, Vertica, Jive Software, and Mark Hurd.
Posted in Business, Featured Posts | Tagged acquisitions, Cloudera, Computer Associates, databases, Informatica, Jive Software, M&A, Marc Benioff, Mark Hurd, netsuite, oracle, Oracle Corporation, Red Hat, salesforce.com, Sohaib Abbasi, SuccessFactors, Taleo, Teradata, Tibco, Vertica, VMware | 1 Response
By Dennis Moore on September 3, 2010
Oracle has been very acquisitive in past years. Who’s next? Informatica? NetSuite? Red Hat? Salesforce.com? Someone else? Vote in the attached poll to share your thoughts, or just view the results here.
Posted in Business, Featured Posts | Tagged apple, Computer Associates, enterprise software, Infor, Informatica, Mergers And Acquisitions, netsuite, oracle, Oracle Corporation, Red Hat, Research In Motion, salesforce.com, sap, SuccessFactors, Taleo, Teradata, Tibco, VMware, workday | 2 Responses
By Vinnie Mirchandani on July 20, 2010
Extract from my new book: As we know, the 1990s were a chaotic time for Russia as the Soviet Union’s centralized, defense – heavy infrastructure was gradually torn down and replaced by decentralized, commercial enterprises. Seth Ravin describes his work there blandly as “ defense conversion, ” but it was dangerous work where he faced […]
Oracle Promoting Microsoft Bing? Microsoft Paying Oracle and Subsidizing Java? Cats and Dogs Living Together???
By Dennis Moore on March 10, 2010
Today, I got an alert from Java that an update was available, so I clicked “OK” to install. Imagine my surprise when I got the following prompt during the installation procedure: Is Larry Ellison aware that Oracle (which now owns Sun and its Java products) is promoting Microsoft Bing? By the way, a colleague told […]