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November 9, 2010  4:59 AM

Next up for Oracle: Private eyes



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Oracle, SAP

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison warned Hewlett-Packard to keep its new CEO away from its Palo Alto headquarters if it didn't want him subpoenaed. Now Ellison's apparently following up with a ...

November 4, 2010  3:34 AM

Oracle: HP’s playing hide the Apotheker



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, lawsuit, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

  Tonight's statement from Oracle corporate PR vis-a-vis the SAP lawsuit:

"Hewlett Packard has refused to accept service of a subpoena requiring Mr. Apotheker to testify about his role in SAP's illegal conduct. Mr. Apotheker started work for HP on Monday, but it now appears that...


November 1, 2010  5:02 PM

SAP, scared of Oracle, makes goo-goo eyes at HP



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd, Oracle, SAP

The strange interpretive dance by Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and SAP has put everyone's spidey sense in overdrive. Court proceedings on


October 28, 2010  2:53 AM

Ellison reloads, fires again



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

Another missive from Oracle, attributed to Larry Ellison. The Oracle vs. HP (and SAP) battle continues.  

 

“HP Chairman Ray Lane has taken the position that...


October 27, 2010  11:39 AM

Ellison warns HP/Apotheker



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

Here's one of the weirder statements (attributable to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison) to hit reporters' mailboxes in recent decades:

“A few weeks ago I accused HP’s new CEO, Leo Apotheker, of overseeing an industrial espionage scheme centering on the repeated theft of massive amounts...


September 24, 2010  3:22 PM

Hottest topics out of Oracle OpenWorld



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Exalogic, IT channel products and technologies, Java, JavaOne, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld 2010, Safra Catz, Sun, Sun Microsystems

There was a lot to ponder at Oracle OpenWorld 2010 aside from the obvious news items: A new Exalogic super-duper Web server that is also--depending on your point of view--a cloud in a box or the return of a DEC VAX. Also Fusion Apps which, pardon the skepticism, have been on their way now for a...


September 22, 2010  11:35 PM

Oracle OpenWorld 2010: The low point



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld

SAN FRANCISCO--Wow. Larry Ellison really knows how to put the OOW in Oracle OpenWorld. We're heading into hour two of his second keynote but the major chunk of the audience that is still sentient is gone. Which co-president should be giving him the hook? Safra Catz? Mark Hurd? I guess those...


September 22, 2010  4:54 AM

Oracle and Amazon team up for their own reasons



Posted by: badarrow
Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Salesforce.com

Oracle needs to prove it "gets" the cloud. Amazon needs to show that its Web services are ready for the enterprise. Hence the deal under which Amazon will cordon off part of its vaunted cloud...

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September 20, 2010  11:31 PM

Hurd, HP settle



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

They may not actually have kissed and made up, but Hewlett-Packard and its former CEO settled a lawsuit Monday. HP sued Mark Hurd after he accepted the co-presidency of Oracle Corp. just weeks after being ousted from HP.


September 20, 2010  6:00 AM

Oracle Exalogic unveiled (kinda)



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Exadata, Exalogic, IT channel products and technologies, John Fowler, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld 2010

SAN FRANCISCO--As expected, new Oracle hardware -- the Exalogic elastic cloud -- got the spotlight at Oracle OpenWorld 2010.

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