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September 16, 2010  10:51 PM

Oracle earnings call: Top takeaways



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle earnings, Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle OpenWorld 2010

Oracle’s earnings calls are great entertainment. Aside from the usual boasts about profitability there are valuable asides, like Larry Ellison’s impromptu recommendation of Hasso Plattner’s new movie in which Hasso interviews Hasso. Hasso Plattner is co-founder of Oracle competitor SAP...

September 15, 2010  4:08 PM

Oracle: The world’s scariest software company



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Microsoft, Oracle, Sam Palmisano

With apologies to Google and Microsoft,  Oracle may be the scariest software company on the planet. Continued »


September 13, 2010  1:28 AM

HP spending spree continues



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, ArcSight, Barbara Darrow, Brocade Communications, Compellent, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, Isilon, IT channel products and technologies, M&A, Oracle

Hewlett-Packard is reportedly poised to buy ArcSight for about $1.5 billion. The Wall Street Journal  and others reported Sunday that a deal is near.  (Update:


September 8, 2010  1:20 PM

Ellison to HP: Nyah nyah nyah



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, lawsuit, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld

  Once again Larry Ellison is weighing in on Hewlett-Packard's boardroom moves. This time though, he has a real vested interest. In response to a civil suit HP launched against Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO...


September 7, 2010  7:06 PM

HP sues Hurd



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, lawsuit, Mark Hurd, Oracle

Breaking up is hard to do. Within a day of the news that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is joining Oracle as co-president, HP says it's going to sue the SOB. The lawsuit was previewed on an


September 7, 2010  12:12 AM

Hurd in, Phillips out at Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Charles Phillips, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Safra Catz, Sun Microsystems

A month after his ouster as Hewlett-Packard CEO, Mark Hurd has a new job--president of Oracle. Rather co-president of Oracle with Safra Catz.


September 5, 2010  4:43 PM

Mark Hurd heads to Oracle?



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun

Here's one you had to see coming. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is talking to Oracle about his next job, according to the Wall Street Journal citing "people familiar...


September 2, 2010  4:30 PM

By ‘winning’ 3Par, does HP lose the game?



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, IT products and services, Storage

Our national nightmare is over. Dell has given up its bid for 3Par, declining to match or exceed Hewlett-Packard's latest $33/share (that's--gulp-- $2.1 billion) cash bid.


September 1, 2010  1:07 PM

Looks like HP will win 3Par prize



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Storage

Word on the street is that 3Par is ready to be embraced by Hewlett-Packard. As the epic HP-vs-Dell bidding war stands, Dell has till today to counter HP's latest $30 per share bid for the cloud storage company.


August 27, 2010  1:05 PM

3Par picks Dell



Posted by: badarrow
3Par, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies

3Par said it has accepted Dell's $1.8 billion dollar buyout offer. Continued »


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